Radiology * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Clinical Nuclear Medicine
Course Number: RA-421
Elective Type:
Coordinator(s):

Robert Licho, M.D.   Robert.Licho@umassmemorial.org  

Sandra {Sandy}Costa   sandra.costa@umassmed.edu

Department: Radiology
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: July - May
Number of Students / Month: 1
Prerequisites: None
Elective Description: The aim of this elective are to provide students with a grounding in the diagnostic and therapeutic use of radioisotopes in patients with a wide variety of disease.  Emphasis will be placed on Nuclear Cardiology, thyroid imaging, general organ imaging, and nuclear oncology (PET-CT).  There will also be an introduction to isotope handling techniques. Applications of computers to digital image processing will be taught and there will be practical experience in the use of computers in the analysis of clinical studies.
 
Note:  N/A
Location: UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655
Website: www.umassmed.edu/radiology/index.aspx