Radiation Protection/Radiobiology

RADT 206

A course in which students discuss ionizing radiation and the need for protective measures and maximum safety in diagnostic radiology. The types of radiation and their origins are discussed along with a review of the interactions of radiation with matter. The effect of technical factors on exposure dose is investigated along with ways to reduce both patient and radiographer exposure. Radiation effects on biological molecules and organisms, and factors affecting biological response are presented. 2 credit hours: 2 lecture hours per week; 15 weeks. Offered fall semester. 

  • Prerequisite(s) : RADT 204 and RADT 205 with a grade of "C" or better 
  • Corequisite(s) : RADT 207 and RADT 208 with a grade of "C" or better
  • Credits: 2
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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