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Medical Radiation Science 1 Radiography - MRSC5045

Year - 2020

This unit of study 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.

1x2-hr lecture/week

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

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




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Patrick Brennan
HECS Band: 2
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