Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
The Positron Emission Tomography curriculum prepares individuals, working in conjunction with PET Technologist, to perform related PET radiopharmacy, procedures, and safety.
Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform PET studies, including the use of PET/CT and PET/CT fusion. Past, present and future PET issues and studies will also be discussed.
Graduates may be eligible to take the registry examination given by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Employment opportunities can be found in hospitals, freestanding PET centers and mobile PET companies.
The PET program may be completed totally online with the exception of the clinical practice rotations, which are made available in the student's geographic location through a joint effort facilitated by the student and the PET faculty.