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RAT 2643 Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Basic physics concepts involving the generation and construction of human planar images using magnetic resonance imaging technology.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Describe related contrast media used in MRI and MRA studies, safe use and contraindications.
  • Describe the principles of safe practice when using MRI equipment and describe MRI instrumentation to include console manipulation, image production and protocol, troubleshooting artifacts, and magnet maintenance.
  • Identify and describe patient care considerations to include patient history and preparation, infection control, patient assessment and emergency care.
  • Identify normal anatomy on magnetic resonance images and identify various pathology and diseases on magnetic resonance images
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Radiologic Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes