Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety

Learn to describe the electromagnetic spectrum, including both non-ionizing and ionizing radiation.

Magnifi Group
Updated Jun 09, 2020

The use of radiation in medicine has led to major improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. Annually, worldwide, more than 3,600 million x-ray examinations are performed, 37 million nuclear medicine procedures are carried out, and 7.5 million radiotherapy treatments are given. This module will address medical preparedness specifically related to radiation safety for both patients and staff.