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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Nuclear Medicine


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At IPFW you may complete two years toward the Bachelor of Science in nuclear medicine technology. You must apply and be admitted to the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) to complete the degree. Completion of IPFW course work does not guarantee admission to the IUPUI program. Graduates receive their degree from the IU School of Medicine.

Overview - Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty in which the nuclear properties of radioactive materials are used for diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Prerequisite Courses – Prior to entering IUPUI’s Nuclear Medicine Technology Program, the student must complete the minimum prerequisites. These prerequisites may be completed at IPFW. Students should consult with an IPFW allied health sciences advisor for appropriate courses and semester sequencing.

Suggested Electives - Math/science elective: natural, mathematical or computer science, first aid, nature of cancer, and nutrition. IUPUI allows students to replace MA 15300 and MA 15400 with four credit hours of advanced calculus. Students must earn a total of 20 credit hours in physical and biological sciences.

IUPUI Admission Requirements

Total Number of Prerequisite Credit Hours – 60     These may be completed at IPFW.

Class size - Seven each summer session II (late June).

Criteria Used for Selection of Class - Cumulative grade point average, mathematics and science grade point average, interview.

Application Deadline - November 15 of the year prior to desired entry.

Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average - 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. This requirement is applied at the time of program application and must be maintained. The grades from all college courses taken, including remedial courses and courses that do not meet prerequisite requirements, are considered when calculating the minimum cumulative grade point average.

Minimum Specific Grade Point Average - 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for life and physical science course work. This requirement is applied at the time of program application and must be maintained. The grades from all college life and physical sciences courses taken, including remedial courses and courses that do not meet prerequisite requirements, are considered when calculating the minimum specific grade point average.

Minimum Grade Requirement in a Stated Prerequisite Course - C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) or a composite grade for a two-course lecture/lab sequence.

Technical Standards - See IUPUI Health Professions Programs policy.

Interview - Qualified applicants must participate in an interview. Interviews are conducted in January or early February.

Clinical Observation - Applicants must observe in a nuclear medicine facility before the admission interview.

Additional Application Requirement - Applicant must complete and submit a Pre-Interview Questionnaire.

The details of your prerequisite course work should be discussed with an IPFW allied health sciences advisor. You are also encouraged to consult an advisor at the IUPUI campus to discuss the degree by calling (317)278-4752 or by e-mail at askhpp@iupui.edu. The most current program information is found at http://msa.iusm.iu.edu/hpp/.

Choose one of the following Credits: 5-6


Choose one of the following sequences Credits: 8


Choose one of the following sequences Credits: 6-8


Electives:


  • Humanities elective  Cr. 3
  • Social/Behavioral science elective  Cr. 3
  • Electives to bring total credits in physical and biological science to a minimum of 20
  • General electives to bring total credits to 60
  • Total Credits: 60


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