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Introduction to MRI Course

CE Credits : 2.5
Start Date :  Sep 04 - 2020 End Date :  Dec 31 - 2021

Organized by :   Medical Professionals

Specialities :   Radiology

Conference Summary

Introduction to MRI Course is organized by Medical Professionals.

This Article has been approved for a maximum of 2.5 Category A CE Credits

License duration: 6 months from purchase date

The purpose of this article is to introduce users to MRI, how it works, how magnetic fields work, why safety is a concern around an MRI unit, and prepare users to explore the concept of MRI more deeply. Then, we will learn about patient care and safety in the MRI environment: We will discuss the transfer of energy during RF transmission, as well as dangers presented which can cause RF burns. And we will discuss the difference between MRI safe, MRI conditional and MRI contraindicated affect us at work.

• Meets the CE requirements of the following states: California, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico
• Accepted by the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT)
• Meets the ARRT® CE reporting requirements

• Define the MRI
• List the key components needed to create an MRI image
• Provide a brief explanation of how hydrogen protons are used in MRI
• Define a magnetic field and explain how a magnetic field is created
• Explain the difference between homogeneity and inhomogeneity
• List the three types of magnets used in MRI imaging and provide a list of the advantages and disadvantages of each
• Identify types of energy on the electromagnetic spectrum
• Define radiofrequency and explain how it is used in MRI
• Explain magnetic pull
• List several examples of ferrous materials
• List dangers associated with magnets and radio frequencies in MRI
• List the dangers of the strong magnetic field
• Explain how energy is transferred to the patient during an MRI scan
• List essential screening questions all patients must answer
• List the four zones of MRI and give an example for each zone
• Define GFR and explain the importance related to MRI contrast
• List the basic types of MRI contrasts
• Select contraindications to MRI scans from a list
• Explain normal vital sign ranges for adult patients
• Explain RF burns and provide examples of causes of burns
• List pharmaceuticals used in MRI to provide relaxation to claustrophobic patients

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  • CE Credits : 2.5
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