Course Description : This first part of a three-part course is designed to introduce the student to the basic concepts and practices in radiation protection, equipment operation and maintenance as well as image production and evaluation. Content includes X-ray production, the X-ray tube, filtration, prime factors, interactions of X-ray with matter, beam restriction, grids, radiographic film, processing and intensifying screens. In addition, an introduction to radiation protection for the patient and radiographer is presented in order to prepare the student for clinical practice.
Department Description : Radiography Education
RAD 128. RAD 141, RAD 142 and RAD 190