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HSCI 534 - Applied Health Physics
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College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Health Sciences HSCI 534 - Applied Health Physics
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Course Information

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: HSCI 312
Catalog description:

Lecture and case studies related to the application of radiation dosimetry and shielding principles to the practice of health physics, including environmental and in-plant monitoring, emergency response, decommissioning and decontamination, operational criteria for meeting ALARA exposure limits, and the transport, disposal and treatment of radioactive waste. Epidemiological studies related to radiological accidents and nuclear power are also examined.
Instructor's description:
Lectures and projects related to the application of radiation dosimetry and shielding principles to the practice of health physics, including environmental and in-plant monitoring, emergency response, decommissioning and decontamination, operational criteria for meeting ALARA exposure limits, and the transport, disposal and treatment of radioactive waste. Various applied areas in health physics such as reactor HP, accelerator HP and HP regulations will be covered.

Course Staff

Instructors: Ulrike Dydak, Huiling (Linda) Nie


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