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RAD 107 Radiologic Physics
Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in RAD 103, RAD 104, and RAD 124
Recommended: CHM 101 or CHM 112

This course reviews the concepts of atomic structure and electromagnetism, and study of radiation -- its nature, production and medical applications. Covered topics include: the electromagnetic spectrum, radioactivity and half life, x-ray production and characteristics, the effects of technique selection on beam quality and quantity, the interaction of radiation with matter, and the circuitry and design of radiographic equipment. The course emphasizes clinical applications of physics concepts in the safe operation of high voltage radiographic equipment. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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SPECIAL NOTE: Explore the radiography program and come to an information session. For more details, go to elgin.edu/visitecc

A criminal background check, drug test,and appropriate PSB-HOA test scores are required for the Radiography (RAD) program. For more information please refer to elgin.edu/radiog raphy

 
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