RAD-111: Principles of Radiation Protection (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Prin Radiation Protecton
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
2 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

This course provides the student with an overview of the principles of radiation protection including responsibilities of the radiographer to patients, personnel, and the public. The concepts of "As Low as Reasonably Achievable", stochastic and nonstochastic effects, and occupational effective dose limits are addressed. Regulatory agencies will be identified and their involvement in radiation protection will be discussed.

Acceptance into Radiographer Program.
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.