Nuclear Medicine Technology Program Mission Statement
The Primary goal of the Nuclear Medicine Technology Advanced Certificate program is to educate students with didactic, laboratory and clinical experiences in preparation for a health career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. The graduate will deliver compassionate care in the use of radiopharmaceuticals and imaging techniques, and function as an integral member of the health care team with competence and confidence.
Program policies and procedures have been designed to meet or exceed those established by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
Nuclear Medicine Technology Program Goals
- Educate competent and compassionate Nuclear Medicine Technologists, capable of functioning in any environment, within 15 months.
- Provide a complete, up-to-date competency-based curriculum.
- Prepare the student to think and act independently.
- Prepare the student for entry into the ever-changing Nuclear Medicine work environment.
- Prepare the student to achieve a satisfactory registry result on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and/or the Nuclear Medicine Certification Boards (NMTCB).
- Provide accurate student advisement to aid in student retention, course completion, program completion and possible future job placement.
- Provide opportunities for continuing education for Nuclear Medicine Technologists.