Training

Below are the courses and training currently offered. For additional training, contact the Medical Physicist.

Presentation/Course Materials

  1. CT Technologists
  2. Nuclear Engineer Students (Health Physics)
  3. Nuclear Medicine Technologists anchor link to section below
  4. Radiology Residents anchor link to section below

Supplemental Training

  1. Fluoroscopy Users
  2. New Employee Awareness
  3. Pregnant Worker

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Radiation Physics and Protection

Presentation Slides:

  • Basic Radiation Physics
  • Generators
  • Radiation Detection
  • Biological Effects
  • Homework

    • Take Home #1
    • Take Home #2
    • Take Home #3
    • Take Home #4
    • Take Home #5
    • Final Part #1
    • Table of Nuclides for Nuclear Medicine
    • Take Home #6
    • Take Home #7
    • Project presentations
    • Final Part #2
  • Handouts

    • Syllabus
    • Chart of the Nuclides
    • Constants and Conversion Factors
    • Elements
    • Material Densities
    • Table of Mass Attenuations Coefficients
  • (Figure) Mass Attenaution Coefficient H2O, Pb
  • Detector Efficiency
  • Guide for Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine
  • Internal Dose Estimates
  • Standard Model (graphic)
  • Internet link to Nuclear Decay Data on BNL.gov

Radiology Residents

2009 Presentation Slides

Suggested Reading:

AAPM-RSNA Tutorial: Fluoroscopy Patient Radiation Exposure Issues

AAPM-RSNA Tutorial: Radiation Safety for Radiology Personnel

AAPM-RSNA Tutorial: Typical Patient Radiation Doses in Diagnostic Radiology

(Link to select ICRP documents through UofU Marriot Electronic Library -- Campus Access Only)

Medical Physicist

Peter Jenkins, PhD, CHP, DABR
Department of Radiology30 North 1900 East #1A071Salt Lake City, Utah 84132-2140Phone: (801) 585-0235Email:peter.jenkins@hsc.utah.edu

Peter Jenkins, PhD, CHP, DABR

Department of Radiology
30 North 1900 East #1A071
Salt Lake City, Utah 84132-2140
Phone: (801) 585-0235
Email:peter.jenkins@hsc.utah.edu