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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
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RTE 2385 - Radiation Biology and Protection

2 hours Lecture, 2 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): RTE 2523C
AA Elective: No
This course includes the study of radiation interaction and its biological effects. Radiation dangers and the safety procedures used in response to these dangers are the basic content of this course. Quantities and units of radiation are discussed in reference to x-ray equipment, radiation protection, maximum permissible dose (MPD) guidelines, and detection instruments. Basic protection methods are discussed and related to licensing, as well as to state regulations and federal standards for radiation safety.

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