Nuclear Medicine Technology Credential: PRIMARY PATHWAY
Working In Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear medicine technology is a sophisticated area of health care that helps physicians diagnose and evaluate serious conditions—including cancer and heart disease. As a technologist in this field, you’ll create important diagnostic images. Your responsibilities will include preparing and injecting radiopharmaceutical agents into patients, then using a scanner or camera to capture images. You’ll also provide support to nervous patients by explaining what they should expect.
GET STARTED on your Credential
Earning ARRT credentials can help you stand out among job candidates. To obtain certification and registration in Nuclear Medicine Technology using the primary pathway, you must fulfill requirements in education, ethics, and examination. You’ll also have to complete the application process successfully.
To prepare, review these important Nuclear Medicine Technology documents:
- Primary Discipline Handbook
- Clinical Competency Requirements
- Content Specifications
- Task Inventory
- Practice Analysis
Earning a credential from ARRT is a great way to advance your career. If you have questions along the way, we're here to help. Take a look at our FAQs or call us at 651-687-0048, ext. 8560, for more information.