MD Anderson Cancer Center - UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

GS02 1133 Introduction to Radiation Protection

Kudchadker, Rajat. Three semester hours. Summer, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisite: Radiation Detection, Instrumentation, and Data Analysis (GS02 1053) or consent of instructor

The science of radiation protection including terminology, biological effects, shielding dose limits, and dose measurement will be studied.  The role of state and federal enforcement agencies will be discussed.  The application of radiation protective concepts in a medical environment will include room design, isotope handling, instrumentation calibration, and room surveys.