A UNMC nuclear medicine student gains clinical experience by rotating through the following clinical sites:

  • The Nebraska Medical Center
  • Alegent Health - Immanuel Medical Center
  • Creighton University Medical Center
  • Bergan Cardiology Specialists, P.C.
  • Veterans Health Administration
  • Cardinal Health Nuclear Pharmacy

The didactic component complies with the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Some of the courses in the curriculum include Radiopharmacy, Instrumentation, and Clinical Procedures & Diagnosis.

The UNMC Nuclear Medicine Program has a first time board certification pass rate of 100 since the program was developed.

Nuclear medicine is a rewarding profession with ever-changing technology and extensive patient contact. Potential candidates should be sensitive to patients’ needs, detail oriented, able to follow instructions, able to work as part of a team, and technologically competent.

Job shadowing and/or volunteering in the field of nuclear medicine technology prior to completion of the application process is highly recommended.

List of technical standards required by the nuclear medicine profession.

PET Scan