NUM 262◊ Nuclear Medicine Pharmacy I

2 credits

Essentials of radiopharmaceuticals, diagnostic versus therapeutic, review of new drug approval process, properties of technetium, its chemistry and quality control tests. Fundamental concepts of radiopharmaceutical design, preparation and pharmacokinetics of agents utilized in the imaging of cardiac, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary systems.

Prerequisite: NUM 160◊, concurrent enrollment with NUM 260

Lecture: 2 hours