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Nuclear Pharmacy

Educational programs for nuclear pharmacies include:

  • Authorized User Training (Nuclear Pharmacists & Technicians)
  • Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Training
  • DOT Training

Authorized User ProgramSee Program Guide    Enrollment Form

The Nuclear Education Online (NEO) program is designed to provide the education and training required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to be an Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist or an Authorized User of Radioactive Materials. 

The program consists of 250 hours of didactic coursework that may be obtained in a 10 week program, or over an extended period if needed.  In addition to coursework, students are required to complete 500 hours of structured experiential training with a local preceptor.  This program is geared toward pharmacists interested in a career in nuclear pharmacy  Since 2001, over 300 pharmacists, pharmacy students, and technicians have completed this program.  Please see the program guide for more information.

Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Training  

A Nuclear Pharmacy Technician (NPT) is a pharmacy technician who has received specialized training and education in the nuclear pharmacy practice setting.  An NPT works under the direct supervision of a licensed nuclear pharmacist and performs many pharmacy-related functions that do not require professional judgment.  Each state Board of Pharmacy has exact definitions of a pharmacy technician.  Each state may, or may not, have definitions applicable to a Nuclear Pharmacy Technician.  For more information about this program Click Here.

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