Radiobiology/Protection

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
RAD
241
2
0
0
2
Prerequisite:

RAD 122, RAD 131, and RAD 171

Corequisite:

RAD 211, RAD 231, and RAD 251

This course covers the principles of radiation protection and radiobiology. Topics include the effects of ionizing radiation on body tissues, protective measures for limiting exposure to the patient and personnel, and radiation monitoring devices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the effects and uses of radiation in diagnostic radiology.