Curriculum and Rotation
The 13-month clinically-based internship curriculum provides students with a comprehensive body of knowledge and the necessary skills expected of a competent program graduate. The curriculum provides skills for a lifetime of continued learning, rewarding careers, and the ability to become leaders in the nuclear medicine community. The internship also gives graduates the ability to obtain dual certification in Nuclear Medicine and CT.
The curriculum includes supervised clinical education, which offers a sufficient and well-balanced variety of nuclear medicine procedures, examinations and equipment. Various rotations include:
In order to be considered in good standing in the School of Nuclear Medicine, students must maintain a cumulative course grade average of at least a C/2.0 in all didactic and clinical courses.
Students will be dismissed from the Nuclear Medicine Program for failure to maintain a final course grade of a C/2.0 or better in didactic and clinical course work
This is a full time program with on-site attendance required at the Chicago campus and other clinical rotation sites. The program is scheduled for eight hours a day, five days per week.
Students will be off six regular holidays per year. Those are:
There will be a one-week holiday break from the end of December through early January each year.
Students also have a total of 80 hours of personal time off (PTO). The program begins annually in August and ends in August of the following year.