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Radiology (RAD)

Dept. Contact: Vicki Baertschi
Location: LUH North Entrance Rm 7609
Phone: 708-216-6890



Department: Radiology 
Course Number: RAD-445 
Course Title: Nuclear Medicine 
No. of Students: 2  
Site: HVA and LUMC (lectures)
Supervisor: Nicholas Friedman, MD   
Duration: 2.0 weeks 
Periods Offered: August - May  
Prerequisite: Available to third and fourth year students.  
Special Note: Call elective coordinator at (708) 216-3779 week before rotation for lecture schedule (at LUMC). On the first day of the rotation, report to Nuclear Medicine after morning lecture - Section G, Building 1 (at HVA).

Daily schedule: 7:30am - 4:30pm. Lectures start at 7:30am at Loyola; clinical activities are at Hines.

During this elective students will: 1) Attend lectures in nuclear medicine at Loyola on basic science and clinical lectures. 2) Read an introductory book on Nuclear medicine. 3) Participate in many aspects of nuclear medicine service. Activities include understanding the indication for the exam, image interpretation, computer applications, case analysis, conferences and lectures. 4) Students will daily review pt information for each exam and present at time of study interpretation. 5) Present a paper on a cogent topic in nuclear medicine on last day of rotation.

Method of Evaluation: 1) Pass a written test based on discussions and textbook review 2) General student's performance based on attendance, demonstration of interest and 3) Presentation of a paper. **** Failure to take the test or present a paper will result in a non pass for this course. *****

Note: This course was previously listed under the medicine department as MED-445 and was moved under the radiology department in February 2010.


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