Explain the recommended radiation dose limits.
DefinitionExplanation should cite National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) reports and exposure guidelines for the
- student radiographer
- pregnant student radiographer
- pregnant technologist
- pregnant patient
- occupational use (e.g., dosage units per patient, dosage units per employee).
- Why are time, distance, and shielding key safety factors in radiologic technology?
- Why should pregnant technologists and pregnant patients limit their exposure to radiation?
- Why should imaging personnel monitor their lifetime radiation accumulation?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
Other Related Standards
Common Career Technical Core
Identify existing and potential hazards to clients, coworkers, visitors, and self in the healthcare workplace.