NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGY

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Nuclear Medicine Technology - Bachelor's Degree

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Admission Criteria

Mental and Physical Requirements for Applicants

Applicants seeking admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program must be able to:
  • Visually observe and assess a patient, discriminate color and depth, read and accurately complete reports, and visualize diagnostic/monitoring equipment in dimmed light.
  • Possess the auditory capabilities to monitor and assess patient health needs, monitor various equipment and background sounds, and communicate by telephone.
  • Verbally communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • Communicate sufficiently to interact with others in appropriate professional verbal and written form.
  • Read and interpret relevant medical data from patients’ charts, reports, and orders.
  • Safely lift and transfer patients to accomplish bed/chair/stretcher transfer with assistance or assistive devices.
  • Safely push a gurney or wheelchair.
  • Stand or sit for an extended period of time.
  • Demonstrate sufficient manual dexterity necessary to perform activities specific to this professional program.
  • Possess critical thinking skills sufficient to think clearly and act professionally, safely, and accurately in stressful situations.
  • Professionally interact with individuals, families, and groups from a variety of social, emotional, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds.