Jan 23, 2020  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
    
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RAD 202 - Fundamentals Of Radiobiology

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Designed to provide fundamental information in the area of applied radiobiology. Course topics will include basic interactions of radiation and matter, biological effects, radiation dose, occupational and non-occupational dose equivalent limits, exposure monitoring and units of measurement. 

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate radiation safety on every patient using the ALARA principle
  • Differentiate between the effect of radiation on an embryo, fetus, child and adult
  • Assess the radiologic technologist’s responsibility in limiting patient exposure, repeating radiographs, shielding and effective communication
  • Summarize how radiobiology applies to diagnostic radiology


Prerequisite(s): Completion of RAD 104 and RAD 106.


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