Nuclear Medicine

This program is three full semesters in length, which requires the student to attend summer semester.

A competency-based clinical evaluation system is utilized throughout the program. You must achieve a predetermined level of competency in the academic and clinical courses in order to receive grades for the course. A minimum of 24 clock hours per week of clinical education must be completed in a WSU-affiliated health care facility.

To begin this program, you must be an ARRT registered technologist or acceptable equivalent as determined by the Department of Radiologic Sciences. After you apply and are accepted, you must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 in all of your professional courses in order to receive certification.

To obtain a BS degree, you must complete the WSU general education requirements, a major and a minor emphasis, a quality assurance course and RADTEC 4943 Baccalaureate Thesis or equivalent.

You are required to complete a total of 29 credit hours in didactic courses and clinical education. You must complete the support courses or their equivalent to obtain the degree.

Fall Semester
RADT 3143 Imaging Pathophysiology (3)
RADT 3243 Patient Care and Assessment II (3)
RADT 3263 Diagnostic Services Pharmacology (3)
RADT 3563 Managing Clinical Information (3)
NUCM 4103 Radiopharmaceuticals and Dosages (3)
NUCM 4861 Clinical Education (3)
Spring Semester
RADT 3423 Federal Regulations (3) 
RADT 4303 Cardiology (3)
RADT 4933 Research Methods (2)
NUCM 4203 Scanning and Imaging I (3)
NUCM 4303 Radionuclide Physics and Instrumentation (3)
NUCM 4862 Clinical Education (3)

RADT SI4943 Baccalaureate Thesis (3)
NUCM 4213 Scanning and Imaging II (3)
NUCM 4223 Nuclear Cardiology (3)
NUCM SI4333 Quality Assurance (3)
NUCM 4863 Clinical Education (3)
NUCM 4912 Comprehensive Review (2)

Recommended course meeting Diversity General Education Requirement:
RADT DV3003 Psycho-Social Medicine........ 3

Curriculum and program requirements are subject to change without notification. For more information please contact the Department Secretary, Alicia Ambrose, 801.626.6329