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Undergraduate Course Details
Number NMT 430
Title Radiochemistry, Radiopharmaceuticals and Radiation Safety
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites NMT402, NMT410A, NMT420

Description

State and federal regulations, as well as guidelines will be explained and the students will be familiarized with safe handling techniques and concepts. Radiation units, genetic and somatic effects and carcinogenesis are included. Radiopharmaceutical production, generator systems and quality control techniques are given particular emphasis. Demonstration of equipment included. Four lecture hours per week.