RAD-111: Principles of Radiation Protection

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Summer 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Prin Radiation Protecton
Credit Hours
2.00
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.

Pre-requisites
Acceptance into Radiographer Program.
Co-requisites
RAD-101, RAD-109, RAD-114, and RAD-118
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
No
Office Contact
School of Health & Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132