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NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST. DEBBIE A. MCKNIGHT. DUTIES. Member of the administer medicine to diagnosis and treat illness Plan, calculating and inject radioactive drugs into the patient body Analyze the interaction of blood and urine sample with the radioactive drugs - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • DEBBIE A. MCKNIGHT

  • Member of the administer medicine to diagnosis and treat illnessPlan, calculating and inject radioactive drugs into the patient bodyAnalyze the interaction of blood and urine sample with the radioactive drugsInsert radioactive substances inside body cavities Responsible for radiation protection,

  • Dosimetrist tend to be generalists, but may specialize in certain populations ( Children, elderly, and Animals)

  • Most work in a large hospital and research centersCancer centerUsually work 40 hours weeks

  • Complete a one or two year education program An AS degree program at a community collegeBS degree program at an university

  • Certificate is voluntary, but many employers require licensure for employment

  • Amarillo College-ABaylor University Medical Center-CGalveston College-C,AHouston Community College Center-C,AUniversity of the Incarnate Word (S.A.) B

  • Job Outlook

  • http://www.arrt.org/web/http://www.nmtb.orghttp://www.asrt.org

    Second step the ccs, advance training is the ccs-p person can work in doctor offices*