The Day in the Life of a Nuclear Medical Technician
November 21, 2013
A nuclear medicine technician has relatively simple tasks
They must give a patient a substance that will show any
abnormalities in the body
Patients will undergo a short scan to detect these issues
health care region.
This occupation specializes in disease diagnosis
Diagnostic and imaging professionals
There is not much physical activity involved in this
The environment may either be busy/relaxed or subtly busy
places of employment.
Facility that specializes in imaging
Bachelor/Associate’s in Nuclear
An internship in a similar capacity
Requirements vary by
21-month certification program
Recognized by the Nuclear
Certification Board (NMTCB)
or the American Registry of
Hours are dependent on workplace
Pay is descent
Job does not require constant motion
Simple tasks are needed to perform
Extensive education is not needed
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