Welcome to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program!
The Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT) Program at UNMC is part of the Division of Radiation Science Technology Education in the School of Allied Health Professions. It is offered as a 12 month post-primary program for students who have completed a radiography program and are ARRT registered.
The program consists of lectures, demonstrations, labs, and supervised clinical instruction. Experiences are designed to integrate basic science and communication skills with the practice of Nuclear Medicine Technology. A comprehensive knowledge base and clinical experience are achieved through a plan of study, which focuses on increasing proficiency under the supervision of qualified faculty and staff. The program combines basic science, nuclear medicine science and instrumentation, clinical nuclear medicine, patient care, nuclear pharmacy, management, research and many other vital skills in healthcare. Clinical educational experiences are obtained at multiple participating health care sites in Omaha.
Students are eligible to graduate with a Bachelor Degree in Radiation Science Technology and are eligible to take the national examinations for certification in Nuclear Medicine offered by either the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
- About the Profession
- Our Program
- Admission to the Program
- Faculty & Staff
- BSRST Degree Advancement Option
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Students graduating from the program also hold a five year average national exam board score in the 97th percentile in comparison to the national average. This is 45 percentile points above the national average.