2015-2016 Student Catalog 
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2015-2016 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 246 - Radiation Biology/Protection

2 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

Radiation protection procedures related to diagnostic use of radiation and the concepts of As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA), Effective Dose (EfD), Negligible Individual Dose (NID), Deterministic and Stochastic effects. Radiation effects on biological molecules and organisms and factors affecting biological response. Acute and chronic effects of radiation are discussed. Regulatory agencies will be identified, and agency involvement in radiation protection will be discussed. Restricted to Radiology students.
Pre-Requisites: BIO 214
Concurrent Requirement: RAD 203, RAD 204 E/L/C, and RAD 212

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