RSCI 335. Radiation Biology and Protection.
Prerequisites: RSCI 300 and 320. Corequisites: RSCI 340, 346 and 350. Restriction: admission to associate degree radiologic science program. A study of the effects of radiation on the cells, tissues, organs, and the entire human body at all stages of life span. The emphasis is on radiation protection procedures, and methods of monitoring radiation exposure. The role and function of the radiologic science technologist is discussed in regards to legal responsibility for radiation protection of the patients, other health care personnel, and the public. Two hours of didactic experience per week.