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NMED 80 Nuclear Instrumentation, Medical Informatics and Quality Assurance

NMED 80.  Nuclear Instrumentation, Medical Informatics and Quality Assurance.  2.5 Credits.     

This course is designed to familiarize the students with basic non-imaging and imaging with nuclear medicine equipment in the clinic. This course will include basic principles of operation, system configuration and performance characteristics of Scintillation cameras and PET systems, computers and quality control and assurance as required by manufacturer and regulatory agencies. It will introduce the student to various types of medical information systems and their uses in the medical imaging. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Nuclear Medicine Training Program