Oct 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RAD-2440 Radiation Biology and Protection


3 Credits
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 NCRP recommendations and NRC and COMAR regulations. Health implications to present and future generations, radiosensitivity and manifestation and treatment of radiation sickness are discussed.
Prerequisite(s): RAD-2410 , RAD-2530  and RAD-2580 ; RAD-2420  and RAD-2540  concurrent.
(Formerly RAD-1430 . Students may not receive credit for both RAD-1430 and RAD-2440.)
(Offered spring only.)



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