This is an introductory level course which covers the fundamentals of radiation safety intended to meet training requirements for new radiation workers. Basic Radiation Safety includes a review of common perceptions of radiation and an introduction into radiation, radioactivity, and radiation protection. You will gain a solid, basic working knowledge of the origins of radiation, different types of radiation, radiation interactions and health effects, regulations, radiation instruments, how to conduct surveys, and the actions you can take to protect yourself from unnecessary exposure.
Accreditation: The American Academy of Health Physics (AAHP) has approved the Basic Radiation Safety Course for 8 CE credits. The approval ID Number is 2020-01-01-1882.