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Course module: BMB429020
Radiation Protection – ELO on Open Sources
Course info
Course codeBMB429020
Course goals
The student:
  1. will be able to explain the basic physics of ionising radiation.
  2. will be able to explain the basics of ionising radiation biological effects, risks and dosimetry.
  3. will be able to summarise the basics of Dutch Radiation Protection Legislation.
  4. will be able to explain the principles of radiation protection (ALARA).
  5. will be able to discriminate between various monitors used to detect ionising radiation.
  6. will be able to explain the risks involved with working with radioactive open sources.
This is an Online course taught in Dutch 

Period (from – till):
  Several times a year. The course can be (partially) flexibly planned within one of four editions of the course.
Start dates: September, November, January and April. For exact dates please contact:

Contactperson: t.a.v. Mw. Peeters​

S. (Silvia) Bijland, Bètawetenschappen, TU Delft Stralingsonderwijs
M.N. (Madeleine) Eikeboom, Bètawetenschappen, TU Delft Stralingsonderwijs
H.J. (Marina) Gaikhorst, Bètawetenschappen, TU Delft Stralingsonderwijs
W.F. Wiersma, PhD, head of the training centre/tutor in Utrecht, TU Delft Stralingsonderwijs

Course description
This Online Course (in Dutch) provides theoretical knowledge about radiation protection to work in a laboratory in which open sources of radioactive materials are used. It is a set of web-based Radiation Protection modules with an accompanying test. Participants must complete the modules and successfully pass this test and will receive a certificate of participation.
This course covers only the theoretical aspects of radiation protection. To be able to work under the supervision of a radiation protection officer (TMS) with radioactive open sources (e.g. in a lab) it is also necessary to get a practical instruction at the workspace.

Literature/study material
Optional: Book: Practical Radiation Protection by Jos van den Eijnde & Lars Roobol EAN: 9789491764301
(Dutch publication Praktische stralingshygiëne, ISBN 9789491764295).

To register:
1. First fill in the General application form internship for electives to get your application approved by the GSLS;

2. After approval register for the course using this link or send an email to addressed to Mrs. Peeters.

Mandatory for GSLS students.

Optional for students from other GSL Master's programmes:

Prerequisite knowledge:
The course is based on participants with a technical, medical or scientific education on university level. A good knowledge of physics, chemistry and mathematics is necessary.
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