Nuclear Medicine Techniques

Program Name : Nuclear Medicine Techniques

Education Start Date: 2012

With Exam: Higher Education Institutions Exam

Head of Program: Prof. Dr. Recep BEKİŞ (2021-….)

Program Head. Assistant: Med. Phy. Bağnu UYSAL

Previous Program Heads:

Öğr. Gör. Uzm. Dr. Gülhan ARSLAN (2015-2021)

Prof. Dr. Hatice DURAK (2012-2015)

Establishment of the Program:

Nuclear Medicine Techniques Program was opened within the body of Dokuz Eylül University Health Services Vocational School in 2012-2013 academic year.

Purpose of the Program:

Able to safely and competently prepare and use radioactive materials for diagnosis and treatment in nuclear medicine, perform imaging and image processing with technological devices, are trained in radiation safety, have the technical equipment to apply the developing technology in the field, have the ability to synthesize information, use eye and hand coordination comfortably, communicate To train qualified technical staff who can use their skills and coordinate with nuclear medicine specialists and other health personnel.

Content of the Training:

Using diagnostic imaging devices (Gamma camera, SPECT, PET, PET-CT, PET-MRI) in the field of Nuclear Medicine and performing daily quality controls, performing simple interventions for imaging (exerting the patient, etc.) under the supervision of a physician, counting devices (gamma counter, uptake device, gamma probe, C 14 urea test, etc.), marking and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals for imaging and therapeutic purposes in the hot laboratory and applying them to the patient under the supervision of a physician, performing in vitro tests using radioactive substances and assisting the physician in the application of radionuclide therapy, open A training is given to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to work safely with radioactive sources.

Post Graduation Job Opportunities:

Graduates of the program are employed in the Nuclear medicine department of private and public hospitals, companies serving in the health sector, relevant R&D laboratories and relevant private and public institutions and organizations under the supervision and supervision of a Nuclear Medicine specialist.

Institutions and Organizations to Collaborate:

In terms of teaching activities, employment opportunities and planning required by the program; Cooperation will be made with the Ministry of Health, Health Directorates, Turkish Atomic Energy Agency, Public and private health institutions, Radiopharmaceutical production centers and Nuclear Medicine Association.

Departments to be licensed after associate degree:

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