Nuclear Medicine is a program offered under Radiologic Sciences. It is designed as an advanced discipline of study for ARRT registered technologists or the acceptable equivalent. A student can complete the required courses, obtain a certificate of completion, and be eligible to sit for the national certification examination. The courses offered in the Nuclear Medicine program are upper-division and will be accepted as satisfying the requirements for a primary area emphasis for those students who have been accepted into the Bachelor of Science program.
The program is three (3) full semesters in length, which requires the student to attend in the summer. A competency-based clinical evaluation system is utilized throughout the program. A student 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 an affiliated health care facility.
To obtain a baccalaureate degree, the student must complete the WSU General Education requirements; a major and a minor emphasis; a quality assurance course; and RADT SI4943, Baccalaureate Thesis (3), or equivalent.
Weber State University 2007-2008 Catalog