The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
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to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Also see Nuclear Medicine Technology (560.1).
Nuclear medicine is an imaging health science that is used to diagnose and treat disease states. Nuclear medicine technologists administer radioactive isotopes attached to radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then image the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the drugs localize. Nuclear medicine differs from other diagnostic imaging technologies because it determines the presence of disease on the basis of metabolic changes rather than changes in organ structure.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Admission is limited by the availability of clinical sites and the requirements of national accrediting agencies. Applicants are required to have a letter grade of C or better in college algebra and chemistry. Students must also meet pre-program requirements, which include the successful completion of Intermediate Algebra (MAT-108) and Basic Physics (PHY-100). Applicants must be eligible for all college-level courses. Students must make separate application to the program.
This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT), 820 W. Danforth Road, #B1, Edmond, OK 73003, 405-285-0546, www.jrcnmt.org
Graduate outcomes are indicators of program effectiveness, demonstrating the extent to which a program achieves its goals. Programmatic graduate outcomes data reported on the JRCNMT website include: 5-year time period of current report; graduation rate; ARRT credentialing success; NMTCB credentialing success and job placement rate.
Graduate Outcomes Report