2016-2017 Catalog and Handbook 
    Oct 02, 2023  
2016-2017 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nuclear Medicine Technology, AAS

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nuclear Medicine, a student will be able to:

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Evaluate patient history to ensure that the appropriate study is being performed.
  • Acquire, analyze, and process scintigraphic images that will be useful in diagnosis.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of radiation safety by practicing strict adherence to Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations.

Science & Technology

  • Prepare, assay, and administer the proper radiopharmaceutical for the desired procedure.
  • Completes and confirms that quality control standards are met.


  • Uphold ethical health care standards related to HIPAA.
  • Interact within diverse situations and cultures with dignity, respect, and compassion.
  • Remain current in all aspects of nuclear medicine technology by maintaining credentials, participating in professional organizations, and continuing education to promote life-long learning.


  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with patients and health team members to provide optimal patient assessment, diagnosis, and care.
  • Maintains accurate written records of required documentation.