RAD235 Radiation Biology & Protection

This course will introduce patient and personnel protection, as well as radiation exposure and monitoring. Students will learn the biologic effects of radiation, minimizing exposure, regulatory agencies, and general guidelines. Units of measurement, dosages, and dosimeters will be discussed.  Upon successful course completion students will be able to understand the effects of ionizing radiation on human cells in terms of radio-sensitivity and radio-resistance.

Prerequisites

RAD225

Corequisites

RAD232

Credit Hours: 
2.00
Catalog Code: 
RAD235