NMT Mission & Goals


 

MISSION

Augusta University's Nuclear Medicine Technology program strives to maintain a quality educational environment  to accomplish these outcomes:

  • Graduate knowledgeable NMTs who are highly motivated to provide quality patient care.
  • Graduate NMT's who will operate in a safe and efficient manner in a nuclear medicine practice setting.
  • Supply the region with NMTs who possess advanced skills in the field.
  • Advance the profession of nuclear and molecular medicine by educating resourceful and adaptable individuals capable of leadership in a changing health care environment.
  • Provide a stimulating atmosphere for students, faculty, and clinical staff.
  • Maintain a source of professionals who participate in bringing new knowledge to the clinical nuclear medicine environment through service, research, and continuing education.

GOALS
The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program will:

  • Offer educational experiences which provide knowledge and technical skills to perform and evaluate patient needs for nuclear medicine practice and procedures.
  • Develop the capacity to participate in leadership roles in education, management, and patient care.
  • Promote the desire for learning and the development of new knowledge to respond to changing demands of the nuclear medicine profession.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all areas of human interaction, thereby promoting quality patient care and cooperation with other health professionals.