Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate Course Descriptions

CourseCourse DescriptionTextbook
MR400 Orientation to MRI (1cr)This course provides the student with an introduction to the functions and basic procedures of magnetic resonance imaging as it is used in the healthcare setting. Basic MRI concepts, instrumentation, and clinical terms will be introduced.TBD
MR406 MRI Procedures (4cr)This course provides the student with an in-depth understanding of clinical procedures in MRI. This course will also provide the student with an understanding of responsible MRI imaging practices.TBD
MR408 MRI Instrumentation, Imaging Physics, and Safety (4cr)This course focuses on introducing fundamental physics in magnetic resonance imaging. Included in the course is an overview of the history of MRI, fundamentals of computers, scanning protocols, and digital imaging. Safety in the magnetic field will also covered in this course.TBD
MR412 MRI Anatomy and Pathology Correlation (3cr)This course will address whole body anatomy and pathology seen in MRI scanning. Also included will be an in-depth review of common pathology seen in MRI.TBD
MR414 Pulse Sequences, Image Formation and Contrast (3cr)An overview of instrumentation, image formation, safety, contrast agents, and imaging sequences will be presented. In addition, common MRI exam protocols will be discussed.TBD
MR421 Clinical Practice (5cr)In this course, the student will participate in the clinical internship experience. This course focuses on the clinical application of imaging skills of the following: cardiac, retroperitoneum, pediatric, special applications, image post processing, perfusion, diffusion, spectroscopy, fMRI, and quality assurance. Competency demonstrations will be performed by the student to ensure mastery of various MRI procedures, basic patient care, simple quality control of equipment, and related supplementary responsibilities. All MRI procedures will be performed under the supervision of a registered MRI technologist.TBD