This program prepares technologists to operate hybrid PET/CT scanners as well as to work independently in both CT and PET. This certificate program is available for certified nuclear medicine technologists: CNMT or ARRT(N)
- produce highly accurate three-dimensional images that improve detection of cancer and show the exact location within the body
- combines the modalities of PET, which shows metabolism and function of cells, and CT, which shows detailed anatomy
- direct patient contact – injecting and positioning patients while on table
- healthy and critically ill inpatients and outpatients
- all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics
- small, low-lit room
- stand or sit at a monitor while a patient is on table
PET/CT is a state-of-the-art technology for diagnosing and evaluating cancers, coronary artery disease, and other pathologies. Scanners are becoming more common in hospital and outpatient settings, and technologists certified in both NM and CT are in demand.
Pathways to a nuclear medicine degree
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