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MRI Safety With 3T (CE AVIR)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE ARRT
Course Credit: 1.00
Rewards Points Earned: 25
Course Category: *Imaging, *MRI, **Self-Study/On-Demand
Accreditation: This course is accredited by the Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR) an approved ARRT RECEEM.
Course Producer: AltusLearn
Course Cost: $17.99
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: October 01, 2018
Course Expiration Date: October 01, 2021
Program Summary:

This 6-part series offers technologists a structured introduction to the basic concepts of scanning at 3 Tesla (3T). Many of the topics presented are intended to provide direction in optimizing clinical protocols for 3T. This program assumes the attendee has a basic knowledge and understanding of MR principles. Focused on providing the learner MRI Safety information when moving to 3T Imaging equipment and understanding the difference. The learner will also learn about resources that promote MRI Safety. You’re not going to want to miss this one, in honor of MRI Safety Week!

Outline/Overview

  1. Safety Resources
  2. MRI Safety Overview
  3. Labeling
  4. MR Safe
  5. MR Unsafe
  6. MR Conditional
  7. B Zero Issues
  8. Rotation/Torque forces
  9. Translational forces (missile effect)
  10. Testing Procedure
  11. Spatial Field Gradient
  12. Controlling Access
  13. ACR “Zones”
  14. Acoustic Noise
  15. Burns, Heating & RF
  16. Preventing Patient Burns
  17. Next topics
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