Describe the radiation-protection features included in the design of a medical imaging department.
DefinitionDescription should include
- the primary use of each room
- workflow patterns
- patient accessibility
- equipment positioning
- wall, ceiling, and floor thicknesses
- construction materials
- background equivalent radiation time (BERT).
- What are possible consequences if medical imaging departments lack radiation-protection features?
- Why is patient accessibility important in a medical imaging department?
- Why should room workflow be a consideration in crisis planning?
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.