Description: This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to medical imaging sciences, providing a brief history of medicine, and how medical imaging has evolved into the multidisciplinary profession it is today. Topics include basic radiation protection and radiobiology, human diversity, health records, professional ethics, and basic medical terminology
Description: Basic concepts of Interventional Radiology (IR) will be discussed including vascular anatomy and pathology, as well as imaging techniques commonly utilized in IR. In addition to concepts, the imaging methods, supplies, equipment, and devices supporting diagnostic and interventional image guided vascular procedures are introduced. Vascular surgery correlation with surgical options will be introduced the course. 14/FA:Meets everyother week starting 9/2
Description: This course explores the principles and methods of radiation protection, health physics units, measurement, and dose-limiting regulations for occupationally and non-occupationally exposed individuals; radiation surveys; techniques and decontamination methods; monitoring of radioactive waste, radiation dose measurements, and radionuclide accountability; special topics, including precautions with brachytherapy patients, with patients receiving therapeutic amounts of radionuclides, and in management of accidentally contaminated individuals. This course will also overview the genetic and somatic effects of ionizing radiation. Mechanisms of interaction from the subcellular level to the organism will be presented. Risk versus benefit of radiation exposure to occupational workers as well as patients will be discussed. The emphasis of the course will be an understanding of the theory of radiobiology and how this translates into radiation protection practices. 2 credit hours. Prerequisites: BI 105-Anatomy & Physiology I, CH 101-Intro/Chemistry I, and PY 101-Intro Physics for Health Sciences, or equivalents
Description: The purpose of this course is to develop students? clinical skills, under direct supervision, through observation and participation in medical imaging procedures. Rotations include every aspect of medical imaging. Rotations occur at clinical affiliates in order to enhance the student's learning. 4 credit hours.
Description: The purpose of this course is to continue the development of the students' clinical skills, under direct and indirect supervision, through observation and participation in medical imaging procedures. Rotations include every aspect of medical imaging. Rotations occur at clinical affiliates in order to enhance the student's learning. 4 credit hours. 14/S1&S2: 12 Weeks 5/19-8/9
Description: The purpose of this course is to continue the development of the students' clinical skills, under direct and indirect supervision, through observation and participation in medical imaging procedures. Rotations include every aspect of medical imaging. Rotations occur at clinical affiliates in order to enhance the student's learning. 4 credit hours.
Description: MI 402 Nuclear Medicine Essentials The course covers a variety of Nuclear Medicine topics as a way to introduce the student to Nuclear Medicine Technology. Topics include patient care, mathematics & statistics review, and computer applications in nuclear medicine. Clinical observations are required and topics of CPR and medical terminology are introduced.
Description: This course is geared to serve as an academic and clinical review of nuclear medicine material and/or for students who need additional academic and/or clinical support. Clinical experience is required and arranged by the faculty along with didactic materials.
Description: This course is a comprehensive introduction to computed tomography (CT), including concepts related to physics & instrumentation, patient care, procedures, and cross-sectional anatomy. This course is appropriate for students seeking a foundation in didactic knowledge to prepare for the ARRT and/or the NMTCB registry examination in computed tomography.
Description: MI 465 Radiation Science & Instrumentation The purpose of this course is to give students an understanding of radiation and nuclear medicine physics, including the concepts and physical principles that apply to the atom and interactions of the various atomic particles are discussed. Radiation biology, protection and safety are presented. Qualitative and quantitative effects on the human body following exposure to various amounts of ionizing radiation will be examined. The safe handling of radioactive materials and regulatory aspects of radiation protection are presented as well. Basic radiation detectors, their applications, functions, and limitations are presented. Also covers the instruments used in nuclear medicine with an overview of the gas filled detectors, scintillation cameras and the radioactive decay process.
Description: MI 469 Clinical Internship II The purpose of this course is to develop students? clinical skills, under direct and indirect supervision, through observation and participation in Nuclear Medicine procedures, in-vivo and in-vitro. Rotations include every aspect of nuclear medicine. Rotations occur at a variety of clinical affiliates in order to enhance the student?s learning. 4 credit hours. Prerequisites: MI 460, MI 465, MI 468 14/S1&S2:12 Weeks 5/19-8/9
Description: This course is an introduction to Computed Tomography(CT). X-ray physics, CT instrumentation, and procedures of CT are also discussed. The focus of the course is cross-sectional anatomy.3 credit hours. Prerequisite: BI 105: Anatomy & Physiology I HYBRID 14/SP:Meeting every other week starting 1/27
Description: Advance discussions in nuclear medicine procedures and the related technology. Case studies will be analyzed and discussed in detail. This course is designed to bridge the gap between the introductory discussed. 4 credit hours. Prerequisites: MI460 14/SP:Classes meet every other week starting 1/27.
Description: MI 472 Radiopharmacy & Pharmacology Rules and regulations regulating the practice of the Radiopharmacy/hot lab are discussed in detail. Radiopharmaceutical preparation, labeling information, methods of localization, record keeping and storage of radioactive materials, quality control, and federal/state regulations are discussed. Generator systems, cyclotrons, and accelerators are covered. Pharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine as adjunct therapies are covered along with their indications, dosage, and effects.
Description: The focus of this course is on the practice and methodology of quality management as applied to clinical imaging acquisition. The quality standards of professional associations, institutions and organizations are addressed, including the American Medical Association (AMA), American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT), American College of Radiology (ACR) and other relevant professional associations. Certification, licensure,regulatory practices and quality management methodologies are discussed. HYBRID 15/SP:1/24 2/7 3/14 4/25
Description: MI 475 Nuclear Medicine Seminar Review of the fundamentals of nuclear medicine, including patient care, radiation protection & safety, procedures and their applications, QC, and radiopharmaceuticals. A variety of mock boards and a comprehensive review will take place. This course will introduce students to various topics, including the healthcare delivery system, medical informatics, healthcare ethics & law, quality assurance and reimbursement. 4 credit hours. Prerequisites: MI 469 Clinical Internship II
Description: This course will introduce students to various topics,including the healthcare delivery system, medical informatics, healthcare ethics & law, quality assurance, healthcare management, and reimbursement.Other topics specifically related to the advancement of medical imaging professionals will be discussed such as advanced patient care, radiation protection & safety, various procedures/modalities and their applications. 4 credit hours. 14/FA: ONLINE
Description: An overview of research methodologies will discussed along with the use of databases to locate research sources and the guidelines for the development of a basic research proposal. Students will develop a researchable question, develop a literature review, and design a research project using either qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods to explore a medical imaging topic. 4 credit hours.Prerequisites: MA 210 Statistics 17/FA 02 HYBRID-meeting dates 9/9,10/7,11/4,12/2
Description: MI 478 Molecular Imaging This course focuses on molecular imaging, including PET, MRI, and CT. The emphasis is on imaging techniques, instrumentation, physics, biodistribution of molecular agents, and the clinical applications of molecular imaging. 3 credit hours. Prerequisites: MI 460 Nuclear Medicine Procedures & Technology
Description: MI 480 Clinical Internship III The purpose of this course is to develop students? clinical skills, under direct and indirect supervision, through observation and participation in nuclear medicine procedures, in-vivo and in-vitro. Rotations include every aspect of nuclear medicine. Rotations occur at a variety of clinical affiliates in order to enhance the student?s learning. 4 credit hours. Prerequisites: MI 469
Description: An expanded range of diseases and conditions which serve as indicators for ordering Radiology Examinations will be covered in a variety of imaging modalities. Emphasis will be placed on the Etiology, image appearance and prognosis associated with the diseases, conditions and pathologies covered in this course. A minimum of six case studies will be assigned for which the student will perform research, interview ordering physicians and radiologists, and present in class. 17/SP:HYBRID 1/28 & 4/22.