Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

RAD 251 - Radiation Biology and Protection

3 credit hours - Three hours of lecture weekly; one term.
Presents principles of cell radiation and the responsibility of the radiographer to protect patients, personnel and the public from the effects of radiation. Additional topics include calculations of permissible radiation dosage and the effect of federal/state laws and regulations on radiation protection. Emphasis will also be placed on preparing students for the national certification examination.

Prerequisite(s): RAD 231  and RAD 232  with grades of C or better.

Corequisite(s): RAD 252 .