Module 1: Radiological Fundamentals
Terminal Objective :
Given various radiological concepts, the participant will be able to define the fundamentals of
radiation, radioactive material, and radioactive contamination in accordance with the approved lesson
Enabling Objectives :
The participant will be able to select the correct response from a group of responses to verify his/her
Identify the three basic particles of an atom.
Define radioactive material, radioactivity, radioactive half-life, and radioactive contamination.
Identify the units used to measure radioactivity and contamination.
Define ionization and ionizing radiation.
Distinguish between ionizing radiation and non-ionizing radiation.
Identify the four basic types of ionizing radiation and the following for each type:
a. Physical characteristics
d. Biological hazard(s)
e. Sources at the site
Identify the units used to measure radiation.
Convert rem to millirem and millirem to rem.
Instructional Aids :
Activities (as applicable)
Self-check quizzes (as applicable)
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