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Medical Radiation Science 1 Radiography - MRSC5045

Year - 2018

This unit of study, which has both common and discipline related material specific to Diagnostic Radiography, introduces the student to ionizing radiation and its interactions with matter. The physical principles of the appropriate use of ionizing radiations in the medical radiation sciences including its radio-biological effects will be covered. The student will be introduced to the fundamental principles of radiation protection and equipment. Cellular biology applicable to the medical radiation sciences will be covered.

Classes
1x2-hr lecture/week

Assessment
Group presentation (40%), 1-hr exam (60%)

Textbooks
Seeram E. and Brennan PC, Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access, 2016, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Sudbury (USA).

Prohibitions

MRSC5002

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Patrick Brennan
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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