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2022-23 Catalog

Nuclear Medicine (BS)


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  • Program Prerequisite: Must be an ARRT registered technologist or acceptable equivalent as determined by the School of Radiologic Sciences, make application and be accepted to the program of choice (refer to the Admission Process below).
  • Minor: The Advanced Radiologic Sciences minor is automatically satisfied by the requirements for the Nuclear Medicine major.
  • Grade Requirements: After admittance to the program, a GPA of 2.0 is required in all professional courses.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 52 credit hours in didactic courses and clinical education are required. The support courses or the equivalent must be completed to obtain the degree.
  • Program Code: 2011BS
  • CIPC: 510905

Advisement

Students should meet with a faculty advisor at least annually for course and program review. Call 801-626-6057 for more information or to schedule an appointment.  (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

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Admission Process

To be eligible for admission to the Nuclear Medicine program, the following criteria must be met:

  1. Application and admission to Weber State University.
  2. Demonstrate ability to achieve scholastically.
  3. Complete an application to the desired program and pay the $25 application fee.
  4. Provide the following with the application:
    1. transcripts from hospital certificate programs or colleges and universities;
    2. high school transcripts, if no previous college experience; and
    3. copy of ARRT certification or equivalent.
  5. Have all pertinent material on file by January 10.
  6. The Program of Study for Nuclear Medicine will be declared upon acceptance into modality.

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for Bachelor of Science requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proper use of imaging equipment
  • Demonstrate proper selection of radiopharmaceuticals and technical factors to produce diagnostic images
  • Demonstrate and accurately interpret quality assurance testing.
  • Demonstrate proper evaluation and critique of diagnostic images for accuracy of technical factors, patient positioning, anatomy, nuclide injection and pathology.

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