2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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Positron Emission Tomography Diploma (D45820)

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The Positron Emission Tomography curriculum prepares individuals, working in conjunction with PET Technologist, to perform related PET radiopharmacy, procedures, and safety.

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform PET studies, including the use of PET/CT and PET/CT fusion. Past, present and future PET issues and studies will also be discussed.

Graduates may be eligible to take the registry examination given by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Employment opportunities can be found in hospitals, freestanding PET centers and mobile PET companies.

Total: 37 Credit Hours

General Education Courses

Total: 6 Credit Hours

Total Credits for Diploma: 43


Students making satisfactory progress should complete this program in three semesters. Additional time may be needed to complete general education requirements.

This program has special admissions requirements. These requirements are in addition to those completed for the College. Please visit www.pittcc.edu to review the requirements (click on Health Sciences > Admissions).

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