About the Nuclear Medicine Profession
Nuclear Medicine Technology (ARRT Certified) is a medical specialty that uses radioactive tracers (radiopharmaceuticals) to access bodily functions and to diagnose and treat disease. The skills of the nuclear medicine technologist complement those of the nuclear medicine physician and other allied health professionals. The student technologist learns about patient care, radiation physics and safety, preparation and administration of radiopharmaceuticals and diagnostic imaging procedures. Additionally, students learn about radiation detection equipment, computerized imaging cameras, and research procedures.
The Nuclear Medicine Technology (ARRT Certified) rigorous program from Loma Linda University supports the mission of Loma Linda University, “to make man whole.” We do this by offering excellent educational experiences in a quality learning environment to facilitate the development of competent, compassionate health professionals. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to embrace opportunities for lifelong growth and satisfaction from a career committed to health care.
The Nuclear Medicine program supports an environment that enables learners to lead, heal, serve, and transform lives.
The Nuclear Medicine program will prepare our graduates to be employees of choice for premier organizations around the world. We do this by providing them with practical learning experiences through partnerships with those open to sharing our vision.
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Program Learning Outcomes:
- Skill: Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and responsibilities necessary for the practice of Nuclear Medicine.
- Compassion & Diversity: Practice safe, compassionate patient care, including appreciation and respect for cultural diversity.
- Critical Thinking: Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills in nuclear medicine
- Knowledge: Maintain skills and knowledge by interacting with fellow professionals, attending educational conferences, and staying current with changing technology. Demonstrates knowledge of departmental organization and function.
- Quantitative Reasoning: Apply quantitative reasoning to the practice of nuclear medicine.
- Clinical: Obtain required clinical competencies including; patient care, procedures, showing how to competently utilize a variety of NM and CT equipment.
- 24 months
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- Test Scores
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International29040 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 29040 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National29040 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 29040 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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