Overview

By the end of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the physical properties of ionizing radiation that contribute to patient radiation dose.
  • Explain atomic nomenclature.
  • Summarize the ways that radiation interacts with matter.
  • Recognize definitions that are associated with radioactivity.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists
CREDIT HOURS:  1          

Target Audience

This program specifically targets radiologic technologists and nuclear medicine technologists. Radiologists, cardiologists, and other technologists and medical personnel concerned with ionizing radiation also may benefit from viewing this program.