09. Radiation Protection - EPHOC
 Course ID: 1027407
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: 131
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): Certificate of Attendance
 Certificate:
Course Description: This course will explain what radiation is, the various types of ionizing radiation including alpha, beta, gamma and neutron radiation. The concept of physical half-life of a radioisotope will be explained and various sources of radiation including background radiation will be discussed. An overview of radiation exposure and contamination of radiation externally and internally will be defined. Radiation safety tenets of time, distance and appropriate or effective shielding will be explained. Types of radiation detectors and personal dosimetry devices / badges / techniques will be explained. A brief overview of radiation biology concerning human health effects to high levels of radiation exposure will be explained and decontamination procedures will be explained as well as proper disposal techniques.  Contact hours (2)
Subject Area(s):
Environmental / Industrial Health
General Public Health
Audience(s):
Environmental Health Professionals
General Public Health Staff
Public Health
Student
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: yes
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: South Central Public Health Partnership
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
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Phone: 504-988-1342
email: trdirect@tulane.edu
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November 14, 2017
Had problems with the site. Had to take final test o my i phone.
 
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January 31, 2014
Excellent introduction to health physics
 
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