MRI 101: MRI Safety

In this course, students are introduced to the principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) safety for the patient as well as occupational and ancillary personnel. The potential hazards and biological effects associated with the MRI environment and MRI procedures will also be discussed. Topics include magnetism, properties of magnetism, MR system components, MR magnets, radio frequency (RF) systems, gradient systems, system shielding, patient screening, contrast agents, and safety zones.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program.

Corequisites: MRI.125

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021
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Description Hours
Credits 2
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 30

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