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Who spoke at the 2017 ASRT conference? Leslie
What was Paul's job in the Army? XRAY TECH
Which therapist has a certification in MRI? Lindsay
Which male therapist has a degree in dosimetry? Sajad
Which therapist worked at Children's? Jenette
Which therapist has actual proton experience? Raven
Which therapist is a TB skin test reader? Alisha
Welcome to the team______! Taurie
How many therapists were x-ray techs? four
What is the name of our proton machine? Mevion
Where do you report a work-related incident? RL solutions
Active Shooter: Code_____ Silver
Stroke Alert: Code_____ Grey
Aggressive/Disruptive Person: Code ______ Purple
Sudden Illness or Injury Person Down
If there is a fire in your immediate area, what are you going to do? RACE
Who is our 2018 Department Employee Safety Officer? Nicole
Safety data sheets (SDS) can be found on the OUMC________ Intranet
External/Mass Casualty: Code _______ Yellow
Which female therapist has a degree in dosimetry? Megan
Who discovered the x-ray? Roentgen
The practice to make every reasonable effort to minimize patient and personal radiation exposure by adjusting time, distance and shielding during a procedure. ALARA
NRTW's 2018 theme: Powerful _______ Together

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Radiology Crossword

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Contains x-ray tube tubehead
image is projected onto this imagereceptor
where electrons are converted into photons anode
holds film in the mouth receptorholder
concept that everyone should be exposed to minimal radiation ALARA
particles with a negative charge electron
particles with a positive charge proton
protects chest and lap leadapron
goes aroud neck, protects thyroid glad thyroidcollar
consists of exposure button, on/off, controls controlpanel
suspends x-ray tubehead extensionarm
consists of tungsten filament and focusing cup cathode
controls number of electrons produced in x-ray tube milliamperage
how the light and dark areas differ contrast
the darkness or blackness of an image density
controls the energy and wavelength kilovoltage

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Radiation Safety Crossword

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What is used to provide a measurement of radiation exposure? Film Badge
The primary risk from occupational radiation exposure is the increased risk of? Cancer
X-rays were discovered in 1895 by? Roentgen
One result of radiation interacting with a cell wall or DNA? Dies
As low as reasonably____________? Achievable
The 3 most common ways to control radiation exposure are time, __________, and shielding? distance
The absorbed dose is most often measured in ? grays
Name one of the 3 sources of x-ray exposure?(2 words) Medical radiation
The target of the x-ray tube is often made from? Tungsten
The dislodging of one or more electrons from an atom is called? Ionization
Increasing your distance from the source of radiation ___________ amount of the radiation received ? reduces

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Layers of the Atmosphere Crossword

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The region surrounding the Earth or another astronomical body. Magnetosphere
Part of the upper atmosphere where temperatures increase continuously. Thermosphere
above the Stratosphere and below the Thermosphere between 30 and 50 miles in altitude. Mesosphere
Above the troposphere, extending to about 32 miles above the earth's surface. Stratosphere
The lowest region of the atmosphere, extending from the earth's surface to a height of about 3.7-6.2 miles, which is the lower boundary of the stratosphere. Troposphere
The outermost region of a planet's atmosphere. Exosphere
It has a high concentration of ions and free electrons and is able to reflect radio waves. It lies above the mesosphere and extends from about 50-600 miles above the earth's surface. Ionosphere
Technical term for ozone layer. Ozonosphere
Colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerful oxidizing properties, formed from oxygen by electrical discharges or ultraviolet light. It differs from normal oxygen in having three atoms in its molecule. Ozone
Short for chlorofluorocarbon. CFC
Electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength between that of visible light and that of X-rays. Ultra violet radiation
Elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface. Altitude
Earth's air, which is made up of a thin layer of gases, solids, and liquids; forms a protective layer around the planet and is divided into five distinct layers. Atmosphere
The force exerted on a surface. Pressure
Energy transferred by waves or rays. Radiation

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Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Crossword

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Radiologist: A medical doctor who specializes in ______ radiology
A CT scan is a two-dimensional view of ______ being evaluated tissue
MRI is most valuable for images of the heart, large blood vessels, ______, and soft tissues brain
Patients with implanted metal devices such as __________, wires, clips, or prosthetic valves are not eligible for MRI's pacemakers
Mammography is the method for screening for breast ______ cancer
PET scans provide color-coded images that indicate the degree and intensity of the ________ process metabolic
During an ultrasound, sound waves are reflected back into the ______ transducer
X-rays use high-energy ________ waves electromagnetic
Protection must be provided for testicles and ovaries to prevent ______-induced abnormalities radiation
______ ______ declared he was scared of X-rays Thomas Edison

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Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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For waves on the surface of the ocean or lakes wave
This article is about the scalar physical quantity enegry
a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of something (such as a sound wave or a radio wave) amplitude
Frequency is the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time frequency
In physics, the wavelength of a sinusoidal wave is the spatial period of the wave—the distance over which the wave's shape repeats, wavelength
the lowest turning point of a wave cycle trough
A crest is a point on the wave where the displacement of the medium is at a maximum. crest
A transverse wave is a moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer. transverse wave
Longitudinal waves, also known as "l waves", are waves in which the displacement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction to, the direction of travel of the wave. longitudinal wave
the point or place where something begins or is created line of origin
Infrared (IR) is invisible radiant energy, infared light
Radio waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum longer than infrared light. radio waves
Ultraviolet (UV) light is an electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength from 10 nm (30 PHz) to 380 nm (750 THz), shorter than that of visible light but longer than X-rays. ultraviolet light
A gamma wave is a pattern of neural oscillation in humans with a frequency between 25 and 100 Hz,[1] though 40 Hz is typical.[2] gamma waves
Visible light waves are the only electromagnetic waves we can see visible light
Space void of matter. vacuum
is a form of electromagnetic radiation x-ray waves
a type of electromagnetic radiation, as are radio waves, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and gamma-rays microwaves
pertaining to, or produced by electromagnetism. electromagnetic

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Nuclear Chemistry Vocabulary Crossword

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The ability of radiation to pass through matter Penetrating Power
Isotopes of atoms with unstable nuclei Radioisotope
A form of high energy electromagnetic radiation emitted from some materials that are in an excited electron state X-Ray
High energy radiation that accounts for most of the energy lost during radioactive decay Gamma Ray
Radiation that is made up of alpha particles and is deflected toward a negatively charged plate when radiation from a radioactive source is directed between two electrically plates Alpha radiation
Radiation that is made up of beta particles and is deflected toward a positively charged plate when radiation from the radioactive source is directed between two electrically charged plates Beta radiation
A radioactive decay process that occurs when an atom's nucleus draws in a surrounding electron, which combines with a proton to form a neutron, resulting in an x-ray photon being emitted Electron capture
The time required for one-half of a radioisotope's nuclei to decay into its products Half-life
Protons and neutrons Nucleon
A particle that has the same mass as an electron but an opposite charge Positron
A radioactive decay process in which a proton in the nucleus is converted into a neutron and a positron, and then the positron is emitted from the nucleus Positron emission
A series of nuclear reactions that starts with an unstable nucleus and results in the formation of a stable nucleus Radioactive Decay Series
The process that is used to determine the age of an object by measuring the amount of a certain radioisotope remaining in that object Radiochemical dating
A force that acts on subatomic particles that are extremely close together and overcomes electrostatic repulsion among protons Strong Nuclear force
A reaction in which an atom's atomic number is altered Transmutation
A nuclear reactor that is able to produce more fuel than it uses Breeder reactor
The minimum mass of a sample of fissionable material necessary to sustain a nuclear chain reaction Critical mass
The difference in mass between a nucleus and its component nucleons Mass defect
The splitting of a nucleus into smaller, more stable fragments, accompanied by a large release of energy Nuclear Fission
The process of binding smaller atomic nuclei into a single, larger, and more stable nucleus Nuclear fusion
A nuclear fusion reaction Thermonuclear reaction
The process in which nuclei are bombarded with high-velocity charged particles in order to create new elements Induced Transmutation
An element with an atomic number of 93 or greater on the periodic table Transuranium element
Radiation that is energetic enough to ionize matter it collides with Ionizing Radiation
An isotope that emits non-ionizing radiation and is used to signal the presence of an element or specific substance Radiotracer

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Chapter 38 and 39 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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radiation protection concept meaning, "As Low as Reasonably Achievable" ALARA
The positive electron in the x-ray tube Anode
basic unit of matter Atom
The negative electrode in the x-ray tube Cathode
x-rays at the center of the beam. Central Ray
difference in degrees of blackness on an image contrast
The portion of the x-ray unit that contains the master switch, indicator light, selection buttons, and the exposure button. control panel
the overall darkness or blackness of an image density
the process of recording images of the teeth and adjacent structures by exposure to x-radiation dental radiography
a filmless method of capturing an image and displaying it by using an image receptor, an electronic signal, and a computer to process and store the image. digital imaging
change in the size of an image caused by incorrect vertical angulation distortion
the amount of energy absorbed by tissues dose (of radiation)
a device used to detect and measure an accumulated dosage of radiation dosimeter
a negatively charged particle in the atom electron
the ability to do work energy
flexible arm that is attached to the x-ray tubehead extension arm
effect of radiation that are passed on to future generations through genetic cells genetic effects
film based or digitally produced recordings of anatomic structures image
a recording medium (or device) for an image, normally film, phosphor storage plate (PSP), or a digital sensor. image receptor
the total energy of the x-ray beam intensity
an electrically charged particle ion
process by which electrons are removed from atoms, causing the harmful effects of radiation in humans. ionization
highest voltage of x-ray tube used during exposure kilovoltage peak
time between exposure to ionizing radiation and the appearance of symptoms latent period
device used to protect the reproductive and blood-forming tissues from scatter radiation lead apron
the proportional enlargement of an image Magnification
anything that occupies space and has form or shape matter
one one-thousandth (1/1000) of an ampere; a unit of measurement used to describe the intensity of an electrical current. milliampere
the blurred or indistinct area that surrounds an image penumbra
a minute (tiny) bundle of pure energy that has no weight or mass photon
the most penetrating beam produced at the target of the anode Primary beam
the mean energy or penetrating ability of the x-ray beam. quality

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Rad Tech Crossword

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The uptake of energy from radiation by the tissue or medium through which it passes. Absorption
A naturally occurring metal; a contrast material. Barium
A unidirectional emission of electromagnetic radiation or particles. Beam
A method of examining blood vessels utilizing X-rays and injection of iodine-rich contrast material. Computed Tomography
Radiation absorbed by person’s body. Dose
A measure of ionization in air caused by X-rays or gamma rays only. Exposure
A unit of measurement for absorbed dose. Gray
The energy of an explosion that is equivalent to an explosion of 1,000 tons of TNT. Kiloton
A diagnostic radiologic modality, in which the nuclei of the hydrogen atoms in a patient are aligned in a strong, uniform magnetic field, absorb energy from tuned radio pulses, then emit radio signals. Magnetic Resonance
A special kind of X-ray technique used to screen for breast cancer. Mammography
A basic unit of absorbed radiation dose. Rad
Radiant energy from waves or subatomic particles. Radiation
A physician trained in the diagnostic and/or therapeutic use of X-rays and radionuclides, radiation physics, and biology. Radiologist
The international unit of exposure dose for X-rays or gamma rays. Roentgen
The process of obtaining an image for diagnostic examination using X-rays. Radiography
The personnel working in any discipline or specialty area of radiologic technology. Rad Tech
Having something that will absorb radiation between you and the source of the radiation. Shielding
Beams that pass through the body to produce images of anatomical structures. Xray

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Electromagnetic Waves Crossword

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Which type of electromagnetic waves has the longest wavelength? Radio Waves
Which Type of Electromagnetic wave does your body emit? Infrared Waves
What decreases in a wave, when the frequency is decreased? energy
Which type of electromagnetic wave causes a chemical glow in a fluorescent light bulb ? ultraviolet waves
what color in visible light spectrum has the highest freuency violet
What is energy carried by an electromagnetic wave is called radiant energy
This wave is used at airports to screen passengers x-rays
These waves are used for satellite communication, microwaves
A wave that you can see with your sees.(unaided) lightwaves
Physicians can use these waves to destroy cancerous cells gamma rays

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Nuclear Energy and Radioactive Materials Crossword

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What is a nuclear reaction that causes a nucleus to split into two or more pieces and releases neutrons and energy? fission
What is a continuous series of nuclear fission reactions? chainreaction
What is a nuclear reaction in which two light nuclei fuse together under extreme temperatures to form heavy nuclei and releases energy? fusion
Alpha decay, Beta decay, and gamma decay are all types of what? radioactive decay
What results in a new element with 2 less than the original atomic number and 4 less than the original mass number? Alpha decay
What are fast moving negative electrons that have the same mass as an electron? Beta particle
Alpha particles, Beta particles, and Gamma rays all produce what? radiation
Both nuclear fusion and nuclear fission produce what? nuclear energy
The time it takes for one half of a sample of radioactive material to decay is called what? halflife
The electricity produced from a nuclear reaction is called what? Nuclear power
What is positively charged, is made up of 2 protons and 2 neutrons, and the more massive type of nuclear radiation? Alpha particle
What results in the atomic number increasing by 1 and the mass staying the same from its original value? Beta decay
What is a type of radioactive decay that does not change the mass number or the atomic number of an atom? gamma decay
The changing of one element into another by radioactive decay is called? Transmutations
Too many protons and neutrons can cause a nucleus to become what? unstable
Fusion is the power scource for what? stars
The 2 factors that depend on risk of damage from radiation are the type of radiation and the amount of what? exposure
The human body has evolved to withstand what type of radiation? background
Nuclear energy is a _____, long term solution for producing power. dependable
What is it called when you have a different number of neutrons than the base atom? isotope
A graph of the number of radioactive parent nuclei remaining in a sample as a function time is called what? decay curve
Where in Ukraine did a devastating nuclear disaster happen that caused the whole area to have high levels of radiation? Chernobyl
What is it called when the number of electrons are different from the number of protons? ion
Using knowledge of half-life to date very old specimen is called what? radiometric dating
What is a form of electromagnetic energy? (symbol:Y) gamma ray
The energy produced from a nuclear power plant can be used to make what? electricity
A ___ nuclear ____ causes protons and neutrons to attract to one another strong force
A factor of ____ _____ is the proton/neurton ratio nuclear stability
Who made the famous, mass-energy equation?(E=mc^2) Einstein
____ is one of the risks from being exposed to high levels of radiation cancer

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