Nuclear Medicine Technologist Schools in Utah - UT
As licensure is a state requirement to work as a nuclear medicine technology professional in Utah, attending one of the online or campus based nuclear medicine technologist schools in Utah is mandatory. One cannot become nationally certified without proper education, and one cannot be licensed in the state of Utah without becoming nationally certified. Nuclear medicine technology educational courses are offered in universities, colleges, vocational and technical schools, as well as some medical facilities. Training may last 12 months, ending in a certificate, or 48 months, resulting in a bachelor degree.
Whatever school you choose, it must be accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Nuclear Medicine Technology, the ARRT or the NMTCB. This is a must to facilitate becoming certified and then licensed in Utah. Many nuclear medicine education programs will include courses in basic science and math, radiology, and nuclear medicine. You can be almost certain that your program will include a clinical aspect, with up to 8000 hours of practical, hands-on experience. This is also a prerequisite for becoming certified and licensed in the state of Utah. This experience can be gained through working in any of the state’s many medical facilities, such as Intermountain Medical Center, Saint Mark's Hospital, University of Utah Health Care and Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.