Nuclear Medicine Technology: Additional Details

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Applicants and students of the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program should be aware of the following:

  • Annual verification of tuberculosis screening (PPD test)
  • Updated immunization records including hepatitis B, MMR and Tetanus-Diphtheria
  • Verification of varicella vaccination or show immunity (titer)
  • Evidence of physical examination within three months prior to beginning the program
  • Current certification in professional cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from the American Heart Association, including infant, child, and adult CPR (certifications completed through on-line offerings are NOT acceptable)
  • Annual verification of a successfully completed mask FIT test
  • Verification of current personal healthcare insurance

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program incorporates five consecutive trimesters of clinical education. Students will attend clinicals two to three days a week depending on the trimester. Clinical hours may fall anywhere between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on each assigned day. NOTE:

  • Students can expect to drive up to 40 miles from the AHU campus to reach their assigned clinical site. Students must obtain their own reliable transportation. 
  • No preferential treatment is given to the assignment of clinical sites. We cannot make special accommodations based on the student's address, work schedule, or other personal obligations.
  • In a given trimester, you may be required to rotate to more than 1 clinical site.
  • Student health records must be recently authenticated in order to attend clinicals.

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Student Supplement contains all the policies and procedures of the program. This includes information on the curriculum and the clinical component. All Nuclear Medicine students are required to abide by the policies in this manual:

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