RAD-1430 - Radiation Biology/Protection

Interactions of radiation with matter and biological effects associated with the use of ionizing radiation are presented. Focus is on radiation safety of patients and personnel based on the ALARA concept and NCRP recommendations and NRC and COMAR regulations. Health implications to present and future generations, radiosensitivity, and manifestation and treatment of radiation sickness are discussed.
Academic Level
Undergraduate Level
Subject
Radiography
Department
Allied Health
Credits
3
Corequisites
None
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