Nuclear Medicine Technology
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist administers radioactive materials to assist the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the organs or the body. After the patient has inhaled, ingested, or been injected with a small quantity of radioactive material, the technologist performs the desired imaging procedures. Students may take the national board examinations required for state licensure.
The Delgado Community College program in Nuclear Medicine is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT). Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technology in Nuclear Medicine and/or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board Exam.
The Program begins each year in August and extends through the summer semester ending in July. The deadline for receipt of completed applications, transcripts, and letters of recommendation is May 15. All applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the Nuclear Medicine Faculty Admissions Committee. Those candidates who are not accepted will be advised accordingly by letter. The duration of this program is 12 months.
The profession is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations. Most nuclear
medicine technologists work in major medical centers or hospitals.
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Graduate achievement data is an indicator of program effectiveness, demonstrating the extent to which a program achieves its goals. The current report on graduate achievement data, identified by program, is available on the JRCNMT website by clicking on the following link: Graduate Achievement Report
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)
820 W. Danforth Rd, #B1
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NUMT Program Outcomes
|Years||ARRT # Examinees||ARRT Pass Rate||NMTCB # Examinees||NMTCB Pass Rate|
|Years||# Examinees||Pass Rate|
NUMT Job Placement
|Year||Grad #||employed with 6 month of graduation||continuing formal education||not employed||non-respondents|
|2018||6||4 (67%)||2 (33%)|
|2019||6||5 (83%)||1 (17%)|
|2020||8||7 (88%)||1 (12%)|
NUMT Graduation Rate
|Year||Grad #||Full Time||%|