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Diagnostic Imaging Training and Education - The Institute for Advanced Clinical Imaging

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Course Title: Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Course Objective: All students will gain a fundamental knowledge of MRI physics, instrumentation, image acquisition, safety, patient care, and cross sectional anatomy. Students will gain the knowledge required to safely work with patients and staff in a magnetic resonance imaging environment. Students with clinical MRI experience will become better prepared for the advanced level MRI Certification offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Course Prerequisites: Students must be registered or registry eligible in radiography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Course Content: Introduction, History, Instrumentation, Biological Effects, Safety, Patient Care, Basic Principles, Image Weighting and Contrast, Image Production, Image Parameters and Trade-offs, Pulse Sequences, Image Artifacts and Corrections, Cross Sectional Anatomy.

Course Instructor: Ken Meacham, PhD, RT,(R)(CT)(MR) CPSA, CRA, CIIP

Course Length: 10 Weeks (Saturdays only, 3 hours each week)

Course Schedule: See course schedule

Course Location: Gwinnett Technical College- 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 | 770-962-7580

Clinical Instruction: Students completing the IACI MRI program are eligible to apply for admission into the MRI clinical training program at Gwinnett Technical College. Our partnership with Gwinnett Technical College has given IACI students access to some of the best clinical sites in Georgia. Gwinnett Technical College requires its own admission process and additional charges apply.

Course Number: MRI100
Tuition: $1,795