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NMED 70 Introduction to Nuclear Medicine and Medical Law and Ethics for the Imaging Professional

NMED 70.  Introduction to Nuclear Medicine and Medical Law and Ethics for the Imaging Professional.  3.3 Credits.     

An introductory overview of the field of nuclear medicine technology with includes medical terminology for clinical nuclear medicine, patient and nursing skills including phlebotomy and vital signs, departmental organization and function, and a basic overview of applied mathematical and statistical analysis used in clinical nuclear medicine. This course will also introduce to the imaging profession the legal aspects to patient care regarding patient rights, ethical theories, risk management, quality patient care. The student will participate in group discussion. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Nuclear Medicine Training Program