Radiation Physics (RAD 105)

This course is designed to establish a basic knowledge of atomic structure and terminology. The nature and characteristic of radiation, x-ray production and the fundamentals of photon interactions with matter are included. Students will establish a knowledge base in radiographic, fluoroscopic, mobile, and tomographic requirements and design. Basic quality control will also be discussed.

Prerequisites

The following courses must be taken prior to this course
RAD 100 - Introduction to Radiography and Patient Care, RAD 102 - Radiographic Exposure and Technique, RAD 104 - Clinical Education I, and RAD 111 - Radiographic Procedures I

Corequisites

The following courses must be taken along side this course
RAD 113 - Principles of Digital Imaging. May be taken prior or during course.
RAD 121 - Radiographic Procedures II. May be taken prior or during course.
RAD 114 - Clinical Education II. May be taken prior or during course.
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