Nuclear Medicine Technologist
A nuclear medicine technologist prepares and administers radioactive chemical compounds known as radio pharmaceuticals; performs patient imaging procedures using sophisticated radiation detecting instrumentation; administers radioactive therapies; provides prompt and effective patient care; accomplishes computer processing and image enhancement; analysis biological specimens in the laboratory; and provides images, data analysis, and patient information to the physician for diagnostic interpretation. They are employed in hospitals, laboratories, clinics, research institutions or public health agencies.
- a sense of responsibility and a high degree of integrity
- patience and adaptability
- sensitivity to the needs of ill and injured people
- the ability to put people at ease
- an interest in science and technology
- the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in their duties
- good organizational skills
- good problem solving and critical thinking skills
- the ability to work well in a team environment
Bachelor of Health Science- BHSc (Nuclear Medicine).
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