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Undergraduate Course Details
Number NMT 405
Title Nuclear Medicine Technology I
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites NMT 401A

Description

The basics of radiochemistry, radiopharmacy, and radiation safety will be covered in this course. State and federal regulations, and guidelines will be explained. The students will be familiarized with safe handling techniques and concepts. Radiation unit, genetic and somatic effects and carcinogenesis are include. Radiopharmaceutical production, generator systems and quality control techniques are given particular emphasis. Demonstration of equipment included. Four lecture hours per week.