Bachelor's degree in Radiology Techniques for Imaging and Radiotherapy (to qualify as a medical radiology technician) (Verona)

Radiobiology and Radiation Protection - PRINCIPI DI DOSIMETRIA

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Name of lecturer
Paolo Maria Polloniato
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Lezioni 1A 1 semestre TSRM dal Oct 5, 2020 al Dec 18, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the dosimetry module is to familiarize with Physical concepts underlying interaction Of the Radiation with matter.
The program is built facing the Presentation of Physical magnitudes connected to the use of ionizing radiation in Medical Practices. Some practical and numerical examples are presented too.
It is Presented the Radiation Protection Basic Concepts in the medical relevance areas.


Fundamental constituents of matter
Physical quantities of Radioprotection
Production of X-rays
Interaction Radiation with Matter
Units of Measurement of Dose
Stochastic and deterministic effects of Radiation
Principles and Elements of radioprotection
Techniques and technologies of Radiation Measurement

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Carlo Polvani Elementi di radioprotezione ENEA 1993
Maurizio Pelliccioni Fondamenti fisici della radioprotezione Pitagora Editrice Bologna 1989 8837104707

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination is carried out, in agreement with The Other professors holders of the modules of the course, through an oral interview to judge the theoretical preparation On Treaties topics and some simple Numerical calculations.

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