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Nuclear Medicine

You will use the elements of nuclear medicine for prevention, diagnosis, and medical research.
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Description

You will be trained as a specialist physician with excellent intellectual, professional, and humanistic capabilities to perform your daily professional activities. You will have the necessary foundations to be an innovative leader in your area, with solid foundations and scientific knowledge to participate actively in the advancement and development of your specialty.

Duration: 3 years.

 

Venue:

  • Christus Muguerza Alta Especialidad (High-Specialty Hospital).
Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20110462 dated September 1, 2009.

Objective

In the Nuclear Medicine specialty, you will be a pillar of paraclinical support for the diagnosis and management of pathologies frequently studied and dealt with in Nuclear medicine.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

  • You will solve the clinical problems of pathologies typical of Epidemiology in the different clinical scenarios.
  • You will demonstrate through your actions the principles of ethics and professionalism of your specialty.
  • You will support the tutoring of lower-ranking peers and patients.
  • You will conduct research that will allow you to make decisions regarding the care of your patients.

Graduate profile

You will be a competent physician that uses radioactive isotopes, nuclear radiation, and electromagnetic variations of the nucleus and related biophysical techniques for the prevention, diagnosis, and medical research.

Admission profile

In order to pursue the Specialty in Nuclear Medicine, you should possess the following knowledge:

  • Scientific foundations of general Medicine: Basic Sciences (Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Pharmacology, Histology, Embryology), Clinical Sciences (Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emergencies, Family Medicine, Public Health), socio-medical sciences, and general culture.
  • Clinical methodology, epidemiological method, and basic statistics.
  • Fluent and accurate use of oral and written Spanish.
  • Understanding and translating English.

In order to pursue the Specialty in Nuclear Medicine, you should possess the following skills:

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in general Medicine.
  • Teamwork.
  • Systematized retrieval of medical information.
  • Basic ability to use the Internet.
  • Basic use of Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Use of statistics packages.

In order to pursue the Specialty in Nuclear Medicine, you should possess the following attitudes:

  • Warmth and availability to care for the patient and his or her family.
  • Discipline, order, and punctuality.
  • Honesty and respect of others as values.
  • Study habits and participation in continuing education activities.
  • Enterprising spirit.
  • Responsibility and leadership in the health care team.
  • An attitude of academic advancement and self-learning.
  • Promotion of a healthy life style to prevent diseases and enjoy better quality of life.
  • Perseverance in your professional development.

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Curriculum

Consult the courses that you will take in the specialty in Nuclear Medicine.

First year
Code Course CRS Year
HCMN1001

Clinical Training I

70
HCMN1002 Nuclear Instrumentation I 4
HCMN1003 Radiological Safety I 2
HCMN1004 Biochemistry I 2
HCMN1005 Mathematics I 4
HCMN1006 Nuclear Medicine Methodology I 2
HCMN1007 Control de Calidad I 2

HCMN1008

Image Interpretation

4

HCMN-1009

Clinical Research I

8

Second year
Code Course CRS Year
HCMN2001

Clinical Training II

70
HCMN2002 Nuclear Physics 2
HCMN2003 Mathematics II 4
HCMN2004 Nuclear Instrumentation II: Nuclear Medicine Procedure Guideline 2
HCMN2005 Control de Calidad II 2
HCMN2006 Biochemistry II 2
HCMN2007 Radiological Safety II 2

HCMN2008

Nuclear Medicine Methodology II

2

HCMN2009

Clinical Research II

8

Third year
Code Course CRS Year
HCMN3001

Clinical Training III

70
HCMN3002 Radiological Safety III 2
HCMN3003 Mathematics III 4
HCMN3004 Radiochemistry 4

HCMN3005

Control de Calidad III

2

HCMN3006

Clinical Research III

8

HCMN3007 Medical and Health Education 6

HCMN3008

Medical Bioethics

2

Faculty

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