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
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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 ADU 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.
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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:

Nuclear Medicine Technology Student Supplement (PDF) →
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The performance of the nuclear medicine technology program is reflected through the program effectiveness data as defined by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT).

Class of 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-14 13-15 Total since program inception
Total Program Enrollment 16 10 11 7 8 196
Number Graduating 16 9 9 6 8 184
Student Attrition 0 1 2 1 0 12
Graduation Rate 100 90 82 86 100 93.9
Graduates Taking NMTCB 15 9 8 6 8 180
Graduates Passing NMTCB on first attempt 15 6 8 4 7 168
NMTCB Exam Pass Rate 100 67 100 67 87.5 93.3
Graduates Taking ARRT 5 4 5 0 0 31
Graduates Passing ARRT on first attempt 5 3 5 0 0 30
ARRT Exam Pass Rate 100 75 100 N/A N/A 96.8
Graduates employed 6 months after graduation 9 4 6 3 7 149
Graduate Employment Rate 60 44 67 50 87.5 81.0
Graduate Satisfaction with the Program (1-5 scale) 4.63 4.5 4.67 4.83 4.63
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