2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PET 218 - PET Protection

Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Positron Emission Tomography program
Local Corequisite: None

This course covers the regulation and practices that ensure minimum exposure to patients, coworkers and self of radiation related to PET. Topics include interaction of particle radiation with matter, protective measures, state and federal regulatory agencies and methods of monitoring exposure. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of PET radiation safety through computerized exams and projects.

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