Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009

COURSE: 02-334 Radiation Therapy Physics I (2)
Content is designed to establish a basic knowledge of physics pertinent to developing an understanding of radiations used in the clinical setting. Fundamental physical units, measurements, principles, atomic structure, and types of radiation are emphasized. Also presented are the fundamentals of x-ray generating equipment, x-ray production, and its interaction with matter. Prerequisite: Admission to the NMH BS-RT program.