2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

RAD 49405 Radiology Biology and Radiation Protection

This course will continue covering the fundamentals of basic radiation biology as well as basic radiation safety theory. Biology topics will include the fundamental principles of radiation biology, molecular and cellular radiobiology and the early and late effects of radiation. Radiation protection topics will include Health Physics practices, considerations for design of equipment and facilities, as well as procedures for ensuring the safety of radiation workers, patients, and members of the public.