Oct 25, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALDH 1013 - Applied Medical Physics

Medical Physics is concerned with the application of the concepts and methods of physics to the diagnosis and therapy of human disease. Modern medicine relies on physical tools, techniques and principles developed in the physical sciences. This course is an introduction to key physical principles as applied to medical imaging and radiation/diagnostic ultrasound. Topics covered include imaging metrics, ionizing radiation and radiation safety, radioactivity, radiation therapy computed tomography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.



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