Augusta University's Nuclear Medicine Technology program strives to maintain a quality
educational environment to accomplish these outcomes:
- Graduate NMTs who are knowledgeable in the areas of nuclear physics, radiation safety,
radiopharmacy, nuclear medicine instrumentation, and nuclear medicine procedures.
- 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
- 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.
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.