Terminal Objective :
Given various radiation doses and sources of radiation, identify natural and manmade sources of
radiation and the biological risks associated with radiation dose in accordance with lesson materials.
The participant will be able to select the correct response from a group of responses to verify his/her
Identify the major sources of natural background and manmade radiation.
Identify the average annual dose to the general population from natural background and manmade
sources of radiation.
State the method by which radiation causes damage to cells.
Identify the possib le effects of radiation on cells.
Define the terms "acute dose" and "chronic dose."
State examples of chronic radiation dose.
Define the terms "somatic effect" and "heritable effect."
State the potential effects associated with prenatal radiation dose.
Compare the biological risks from chronic radiation doses to health risks workers are subjected
to in industry and daily life.
Instructional Aids :
Activities (as applicable)
Self-check quizzes (as applicable)
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