Unit 2: Ionizing Radiation & Units of Measurement

Learning Objectives: ANSI/ASNT – CP-105- 2016 Section 1 & 2

Upon completion of this unit, the student will be able to define, understand and apply the following:

  • Ionizing Radiation
  • Alpha, Beta, Gamma Review
    • Isotope vs. Radioisotope
  • ALARA
  • Time, Distance, Shielding
  • Radiation Intensity & Units
  • Basic Atomic Theory
    • Elements & Atoms
    • Molecules & compounds
    • Atomic Particles, number, weight, structure

Learning Activities:

  • Lecture and discussion
  • PowerPoint of Basic Atomic Theory
  • Radiation Safety Article Review #1
  • Radiation Safety Article Review #2
  • Flash-Cards

Learning Resources:

  • Units of measurement handout
  • Glossary

Evaluation:

  • Article Reviews

Unit 2 Outline – Printable Word File

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