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Program Curriculum

The courses are conducted via distance education, primarily through the Internet, by faculty at UAMS. Clinical education is conducted at a variety of clinical affiliates in Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Rogers, Springdale, and Texarkana, Arkansas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Dallas and Tyler, Texas; Springfield, Missouri; and Tulsa, Oklahoma. The number and location of clinical affiliates may change.

Traditional Program

The following 40 credits are required in the program.

Course #TitleSemester Credit
Fall
CHPI 3101Legal and Ethical Issues for Allied Health Professionals1
NMIS 4115Radiopharmacy I1
NMIS 4116Journal Review and Research Methods 1
NMIS 4211Introduction to Nuclear Medicine2
NMIS 4213Nuclear Physics2
NMIS 4214Instrumentation I2
NMIS 4312Clinical Procedures and Diagnosis I3
NMIS 4517Clinical Internship I5
TOTAL17
Spring
CHPI 3102Health Care Management Issues for Allied Health Professionals1
NMIS 4221Health Physics2
NMIS 4223Instrumentation II2
NMIS 4224Radiation Biology2
NMIS 4225Radiopharmacy II2
NMIS 4322Clinical Procedures and Diagnosis II3
NMIS 4524Clinical Internship II5
TOTAL17
Summer
NMIS 4242CT Physics & Instrumentation2
NMIS 4431Clinical Internship III4
TOTAL6
OVERALL TOTAL40

B.S. Degree Completion Program

The program requires successful completion of the 40 credits of professional coursework detailed below. Courses completed at other institutions will be reviewed for suitability of transfer to fulfill requirements for the BS degree.

Course #TitleSemester Credit
CHPI 3101Legal and Ethical Issues for Allied Health Professionals1
CHPI 3102Health Care Management Issues for Allied Health Professionals1
NMIS 4115Radiopharmacy I1
NMIS 4116Journal Review and Research Methods1
NMIS 4211Introduction to Nuclear Medicine2
NMIS 4213Nuclear Physics2
NMIS 4214Instrumentation I2
NMIS 4312Clinical Procedures and Diagnosis I3
NMIS 4517Clinical Internship I5
NMIS 4221Health Physics2
NMIS 4223Instrumentation II2
NMIS 4224Radiation Biology2
NMIS 4225Radiopharmacy II2
NMIS 4322Clinical Procedures and Diagnosis II3
NMIS 4524Clinical Internship II5
NMIS 4242CT Physics and Instrumentation2
NMIS 4431Clinical Internship III4
OVERALL TOTAL40

A grade of “D” or “F” or a mark of “U” or “NC” in a professional course is not acceptable for progression to the next semester, nor is it acceptable for graduation if it occurs in the last semester of the program.

Upon admission to the BS degree completion program, an individualized plan of study will be developed in consultation with the student’s program advisor.  A minimum of 32 credit hours must be taken within the UAMS program from the courses listed below.

Course #TitleSemester Credits
CHPI 4133Patient and Family Centered Care3
CHPI 4261Current Issues in Health Care3
CHPI 4301Health Care Systems in America3
CHPI 4310Multicultural Health3
CHPI 4323Emergency Preparedness3
CHPI 4398Managerial Leadership3
EMSC 3303Leadership Development3
EMSC 4301Human Resource Management3
EMSC 4330Introduction to Research3
NMIS 4323Clinical Procedures & Radiopharmacy of PET3
NMIS 4343Instrumentation and Radiation Safety of PET3
RISP 3213Radiographic Sectional Anatomy3
RISP 4386Physics of Computed Tomography3
RISP 4387Computed Tomography Procedures3
CHPI 4V02Independent Study in Health Professions (variable credit) – Advisor Approval Required1-3

A grade of “D” or “F” or a mark of “U” or “NC” in a professional course is not acceptable for progression to the next semester, nor is it acceptable for graduation if it occurs in the last semester of the program.