ERIC Number: ED082938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
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Training in Radiological Protection: Curricula and Programming.
International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (Austria).
A summary of training programs relating to radiation health and safety is presented in this report. Training courses are primarily categorized into five types, respectively, for specialists, personnel whose work is closely related to radiation, radiation users, nuclear installation staff, and the general public. To meet the present world needs, emphases are placed on descriptions of training for the following groups: senior and junior health physics specialists, medical supervisors of radiation workers, medical officers using radiation and working in public health, technical supervisors, technological staff, administrative officers, persons working with radiation, and public service personnel. Curriculum topics are discussed in connection with the course offerings, practical exercises, facilities, and laboratory equipment. Information about program scope, planning, duration, organization, and implementation is also provided. Five basic areas are involved in general: mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and detection techniques. Included in the annexes are a review of offered training courses, a suggested course for junior health physicists, a list of necessary equipment, a bibliography, and examples of curricula and courses used in diverse countries. (CC)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Equipment, Health Education, International Organizations, Radiation, Radiation Effects, Research Reports, Resource Materials, Safety Education
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Authoring Institution: International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (Austria).