The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program at the University of Findlay provides the field of nuclear medicine with technologists who are highly skilled, knowledgeable, conscientious, and competent providers of high-quality patient care in the medical community.
Your Nuclear Medicine Technology Training Program
You can earn a Certificate of Completion, Associate of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology at the University of Findlay.
Nuclear Medicine Institute
The Nuclear Medicine Institute (NMI) at Findlay is a worldwide known, one-year program that will prepare you to apply for one, or possibly both, of the national certification exams in nuclear medicine technology.
During your clinical training, you will perform nuclear medicine procedures under the supervision of a certified nuclear medicine technologist.
What is nuclear medicine technology?
Nuclear medicine technology is a paramedical field concerned with the use of radioactive materials, primarily for the diagnosis of various pathological disease states and, secondarily, for the treatment of some specialized disorders.
While at the University of Findlay, students enroll in the appropriate courses to meet degree requirements and to meet the entrance requirements for the Nuclear Medicine Institute program. Strong faculty advising and program flexibility are key components of UF’s health professions programs. Students are advised thoroughly on all academic options throughout their tenure at UF.
An NMT is required to have a background check and/or drug screen.
What does nuclear medicine technologist do?
A nuclear medicine technologist (NMT) is a highly-trained individual who has a solid background in mathematics and the physical, chemical and biological sciences. Under the supervision of a physician, the NMT is responsible for radiation safety, quality control, preparing and administering the radiopharmaceuticals, performing imaging procedures, collecting and preparing biological specimens, performing special laboratory procedures and preparing data for interpretation by a physician.
The NMT works closely with other allied health personnel and professionals within the medical community to provide quality patient care.