NUM 265 Principles of PET for Nuclear Medicine

2 credits

Nuclear Medicine practice specific to Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging; physics of positron emission, principles of radionuclide production and use, normal and abnormal distribution, radiation safety practices, design and operation of detector, patient management and review of role of PET imaging in cardiology, neurology and oncology. (formerly Principles of PET in Nuclear Medicine)

Prerequisite: NUM 160◊, NUM 161◊ or graduate of accredited Nuclear Medicine program

Lecture: 2 hours