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Nuclear Medicine Technology open house March 29

Nuclear Medicine Technology examUndeclared? Looking for a job in the health care industry that is high in demand for professionals? Come to the Nuclear Medicine Technology open house on Friday, March 29 at noon in SHPB room 226.

NMT is ranked the no. 15 in “Best Healthcare Jobs” of 2013 by U.S. News & World Report. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a growth of 28 percent or 60,000 new technologists in the next eight years.

Using high-tech equipment, technologist take body images, read and examine what those images reveal to help a doctor make the proper diagnoses.

“As a melding of modern technology allows these imaging modalities to work together, individuals who have multiple certifications to work in the respective areas are proving to be valuable radiologic personnel who can help expedite diagnostic imaging and improve the information given to physicians to make an accurate diagnosis for patients in a more timely fashion than previously able,” said Norman E. Bolus, MSPH, CNMT, director of the Nuclear Medicine Technology program.

Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the program and requirements for admission. Students are encouraged to bring a copy of their transcript for an on-site evaluation.

For more information, visit www.uab.edu/nmtprogram or call 205-975-4237.