Radiation Awareness

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the basic relationship between elements, atoms, and particles.
  • Describe the difference between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
  • Explain some basic radiation protection concepts
  • Identify the risks of exposure to radiation and radioactive materials
  • Discuss some of the ways in which radiation monitoring is conducted
  • Identify safety practices and actions that can protect you from exposure to radiation

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will understand a basic overview of radiation. In addition, you will be able to describe associated health risks commonly associated with radiation and identify methods to protect yourself and others from exposure.

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