UAMS Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences Program Professional Observation Requirement

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare facilities are restricting visitors, including applicants/prospective students that are trying to schedule a professional observation as part of the UAMS Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences Program’s application process. In order for all applicants to be equally and fairly reviewed, the in-person professional observation will not be required.
The following procedure must be completed in order to meet this application observation requirement. You will need to watch the videos listed in the links below. After viewing, write a minimum 300 word essay describing your interpretation about what the nuclear medicine profession is and the role of a nuclear medicine technologist as part of the healthcare team.
The essay should be uploaded to the online application or emailed to CHPAdmissions@uams.edu.
All components of the UAMS Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences application must be received by March 1st.

Video #1: Occupational Video – Nuclear Medicine Technologist – 6 minutes

Video #2: Nuclear Medicine Technologist Explanation – 1.5 minutes

Video #3: What is Nuclear Medicine? – 3.5 minutes

Video #4: 11 Reasons to Choose a Career in Nuclear Medicine – 4 minutes

The following video is not required to be viewed, but may help you with the application requirement. The video is from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging as part of a Patient Education Seminar. The video is meant to be a fairly complete and easy to understand overview of Nuclear Medicine. Topics include diagnostic applications, therapeutic applications, and radiation safety considerations.
Optional Video: What is Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging? – 46 minutes

The nuclear medicine imaging sciences education program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT), 820 W. Danforth Road, #B1, Edmond, Oklahoma 73003.  Telephone:  (405) 285-0546.  Email:  mail@jrcnmt.org.


JRCNMT Results

Graduate achievement data is an indicator of program effectiveness, demonstrating the extent to which a program achieves its goals.  The current report on graduate achievement data, identified by program, is available on the JRCNMT website by clicking on the following link:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Health Professions
Division of Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences
4301 West Markham Street  Slot #714
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Phone: (501) 686-6848
Fax:  (501) 686-8770
E-mail: Nuclear Medicine Program Information

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