Course Description


RAD 261 Radiation Biology and Protection
2 cr.
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite: Admission to radiography program.

An overview of the prinicples of the interaction of radiation with living systems (molecules, cells, tissues and whole body), biological and physical factors affecting radiation responses (acute and chronic), the kinetics of cell survival and the principles of radiation protection including the responsibilities of a radiographer for patients, personnel and the public.