This intensive 5-day class is designed to assist you in preparing for and passing the NRRPT exam. The class will cover all of the required knowledge areas delineated by the NRRPT, including: Sources of Radiation, Atomic Structure, Interaction of Radiation with Matter, Evaluating Internal and External Exposures and Controls, Prescribed Dosimetry and Radiation Equipment, Personnel Dosimetry, Biological Effects, Guides and Regulations, Radioactive Material Control and Transportation, Surveys and Inspections, Contamination Control, Emergency Preparedness, Procedures and Programs (ALARA), Analytical Methods, Instrument Calibration and Maintenance, and Equipment Operation.
Presentations will be based upon “Introduction to Health Physics” by Herman Cember, the text recommended by the NRRPT for exam preparation. Class sizes will be limited to assure maximum attention for each student’s needs.
Note: successful completion of NRRPT certification is recognized for up to 30 college credits towards a 4-year degree at select institutions.
Tuition assistance is available for students that are not sponsored by their employers. Please contact our registration department for details.
All students will receive a copy of the text as well as copies of all slides used in the class. Practice exams and problem-solving will be included.