U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Prepare, administer, and measure radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepare stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculate doses to be administered by radiologists. Subject patients to radiation. Execute blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques.
Illustrative examples: Radioisotope Technologist,
Nuclear Cardiology Technologist,
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Broad Occupation: 29-2030 Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians
Minor Group: 29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians
Major Group: 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010