NMT 230 Radiation Physics, Safety and Regulation for Nuclear Medicine Professionals, 3 credit

This section covers the principles and applications of nuclear medicine and radiation physics for the nuclear medicine professional. The course then proceeds to have an in depth review of radiation protection as well as applicable regulations, including an awareness of how to apply the "As Low As Reasonably Achievable" (ALARA) philosophy to ionizing radiation exposure. Individual regulations are covered in detail in content areas where they apply, such as radiopharmacy, instrumentation, and radionuclide therapy.

Prerequisite:NMT 100: Clinical Experience I