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This course, developed and thaught at University of Helsinki, teach basic radiation protection skills needed to work in a radiochemical laboratory.  
 
This course, developed and thaught at University of Helsinki, teach basic radiation protection skills needed to work in a radiochemical laboratory.  
  
Credit units: 2
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Credit units: 2  
  
Lectures (12 hours):
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Lectures (12 hours):  
*Types of radiation
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*Radiation dose quantities and their units
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*Types of radiation  
*Biological effects of radiation
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*Radiation dose quantities and their units  
*Radiation safety regulations and recommendations
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*Biological effects of radiation  
*Licensing of radionuclide laboratories
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*Radiation safety regulations and recommendations  
*Estimation of radiation doses
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*Licensing of radionuclide laboratories  
*Radiation protection practice
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*Estimation of radiation doses  
*Radiation dose measurements
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*Radiation protection practice  
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*Radiation dose measurements  
 
*Storage and management of radioactive waste
 
*Storage and management of radioactive waste
  
Laboratory exercises:
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Laboratory exercises:  
  
# Safe working practise in radionuclide laboratory - preparation of counting samples
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#[[Laboratory Exercise - Safe Working Practise in the Radionuclide Laboratory and Preparation of Counting Samples|Safe working practise in radionuclide laboratory - preparation of counting samples]]
# Dose measurement and dosimeters
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#[[Laboratory Exercise - Dose Measurement and Dosimeters|Dose measurement and dosimeters]]
  
At the end of the course there is an exam.
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At the end of the course there is an exam.  
  
 
Passing the course does not give a license to act as a radiation safety officer in radionuclide laboratories. For that, additional more demanding exam needs to be passed.
 
Passing the course does not give a license to act as a radiation safety officer in radionuclide laboratories. For that, additional more demanding exam needs to be passed.

Latest revision as of 19:43, 21 November 2012

This course, developed and thaught at University of Helsinki, teach basic radiation protection skills needed to work in a radiochemical laboratory.

Credit units: 2

Lectures (12 hours):

  • Types of radiation
  • Radiation dose quantities and their units
  • Biological effects of radiation
  • Radiation safety regulations and recommendations
  • Licensing of radionuclide laboratories
  • Estimation of radiation doses
  • Radiation protection practice
  • Radiation dose measurements
  • Storage and management of radioactive waste

Laboratory exercises:

  1. Safe working practise in radionuclide laboratory - preparation of counting samples
  2. Dose measurement and dosimeters

At the end of the course there is an exam.

Passing the course does not give a license to act as a radiation safety officer in radionuclide laboratories. For that, additional more demanding exam needs to be passed.