Dec 07, 2021  
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NMED 256 - Patient Care


Course Description:
Patient Care describes the current patient care practices and equipment used in the diagnostic imaging department. The learner will be introduced to techniques used to evaluate and manage patient vital signs, recognize and respond to patient emergencies, and obtain and interpret an electrocardiogram. An introduction to pharmacology and methods of drug administration within the nuclear medicine department will also be presented. In addition, the learner will perform transfers that ensure the safety of both the patient and the technologist.

1.5 Credits

Prerequisite(s):
  • NMED 251

Corequisite(s):
  • NMED 275
  • NMED 291
  • PHLB 236

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