This is a list of all radiation sciences nuclear medicine courses. For more information, see Nuclear Medicine Technology.

RSNM:3120 Fundamentals of Nuclear Medicine and PET3 s.h.

Introduction to medical specialty of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging; basic theories of radiation protection, radiation physics and nuclear medicine instrumentation, radiopharmacy, nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET) clinical procedures, professional standards of nuclear medicine technologist. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:3121 Nuclear Medicine Technology Clinical Internship I3 s.h.

Hands-on clinical experience working with patients and performing routine nuclear medicine diagnostic imaging procedures under direct supervision of qualified clinical instructors. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:3131 Radiopharmaceuticals3 s.h.

Introduction to radiopharmaceuticals; emphasis on physical, chemical, and biologic properties and their clinical use; fundamental aspects of radiopharmaceuticals including characteristics, preparation, quality control, and clinical use. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:3195 Health Informatics I3 s.h.

Technological tools that support health care administration, management, and decision making. Requirements: graduate standing. Same as HMP:5370, IE:5860, IGPI:5200, MED:5300, SLIS:5900.

RSNM:3220 Nuclear Medicine and PET Clinical Procedures3 s.h.

Proper execution of nuclear medicine and PET procedures from a technical point of view; published protocols and procedures specific to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; routine set up, common errors, artifact identification, computer processing protocols, and patient care concerns identified for each procedure; review of human anatomy, physiology, and pathology germane to understanding and proper execution of nuclear medicine procedures. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:3221 Nuclear Medicine Technology Clinical Internship II3 s.h.

Progressive responsibility working with patients and performing nuclear medicine and PET clinical procedures under direct supervision of qualified clinical instructors. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:3231 Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation3 s.h.

Instruments used in medical imaging to generate and detect ionizing radiation (i.e., SPECT/CT and PET/CT scanners, dose calibrators, well counters, survey meters); focus on instrument quality control testing. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:3321 Nuclear Medicine Technology Clinical Internship III6 s.h.

Progressive responsibility working with patients and performing nuclear medicine and PET clinical procedures under direct supervision of qualified clinical instructors. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:4121 Nuclear Medicine Technology Clinical Internship IV4 s.h.

Progressive responsibility working with patients and performing nuclear medicine and PET clinical procedures under direct supervision of qualified clinical instructors. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:4221 Nuclear Medicine Technology Clinical Internship V4 s.h.

Progressive responsibility working with patients and performing nuclear medicine and PET clinical procedures under direct supervision of qualified clinical instructors. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:4222 NMT Capstone and Certification Exam Preparation6 s.h.

Students in final semester of program work together to organize and deliver capstone and certification exam preparation course; review of specific topics and oral presentations by each student; preparation and distribution of detailed written outlines of exam content; series of content-specific quizzes, midterm, and final "Mock Board" exam to evaluate student learning and preparedness for taking the NMTCB and ARRT national certification exams; preparation and submission of capstone portfolios that provide evidence of scholarly and professional progress. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:4444 Independent Study in Nuclear Medicine Technologyarr.

Topics not adequately covered by existing nuclear medicine technology or radiation science courses; students prepare a draft outline of a study plan and present it to appropriate faculty members for refinement and approval. Requirements: Nuclear Medicine Technology Program enrollment.

RSNM:5301 Health Informatics II3 s.h.

Selected health informatics initiatives, including computer-based patient records, physiologic monitoring, networking, imaging, virtual reality; participation in an interdisciplinary project team focused on an informatics innovation; application and research seminars. Same as BME:5252, IE:5870, IGPI:5210.