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MRI Full Course (Payments)
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MRI Full Course (Payments)
MRI Full Course (Payments)
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Program Dates:
July 31st 2021 to November 6th, 2021
Payment Installment:
3rd Payment $500 (Due by: Aug 14, 2021)
4th Payment $500 (Due by: Aug 28th, 2021)
5th Payment $500 (Due by: Sept 11th, 2021)
6th Payment $500 (Due by: Sept 25th, 2021)
7th Payment $500 (Due by: Oct 9th, 2021)
8th Payment $500 (Due by: Oct 23rd, 2021)
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Onsite Full Course Registration

It includes:
  1. All didactic classes are held on Saturdays from 9am to 4pm EST.
  2. Total of 3 weeks of Clinical Practice (mandatory 15 days). Clinical Practice scheduled at students' convenience.
  3. Documentation of Clinical Competencies.
  4. Full access to E-Learning system. (Recorded Lectures, quizzes, handouts
  5. Complementary Weekly Online Chats & recordings of classes.
  6. Supplemental educational materials (handouts, CDs, presentations, MR Physics programs)
Books are required for the entire course and are the responsibility of the student.  Students are to purchase their books before the start of the program from: Amazon.com, University of Miami Book Store, etc.

Books required are:
1)     MRI in Practice (Fourth Edition)
        Catherine Westbrook, Carolyn Kaut Roth, John Talbot
        Wiley-Blackwell Publishing ISBN: 978-1-4443-3743-3
         It includes Companion Website (animations, and practice questions)

2)     Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professional (Second Edition)
        Lorrie L. Kelley, Connie M. Petersen
        Mosby Elsevier

Students are also required to purchase(fee included in 1st payment schedule):
1)    Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance for Clinical Practice (This must be through MRI Education Group at a cost of $175.00)
2)    One Uniform to attend Clinical Practice for $25.00


Full Description: 

 

MRI Principles:  Introduction to the basic concepts of  MRI physics and fundamentals, as well as application of these principles in the clinical setting will be discussed. A brief history will be included in this course.
Course Outline:  Introductory Concepts, Nuclear Magnetism, Longitudinal and Transverse Magnetization, Resonance, Longitudinal and Transverse Relaxation, Image Weighting, MR Instrumentation, RF Coils, Technical Adjustments, Image Acquisition and Reconstruction, Pulse Sequences, Imaging Parameters, Patient Preparation, Patient Dependent Artifacts, System Dependant Artifacts, Environmental Safety, Patient Safety and Comfort.
Course will be held on Saturdays 9am to 4pm, Duration: 5 weeks.  HRS/AHRA/ARRT 21 CE category A credits.

MRI Procedures:  The goal on this course is to introduce the student to the procedures for imaging various anatomical structures utilizing MRI. Emphasis on Neuro, Spine, Body, Musculoskeletal and Vascular Imaging protocols. Normal anatomy will be discussed as well.
Course Outline:  Introduction Neuro, Brain, Cranial Nerves, Pituitary Gland, Introduction Spine, Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Introduction MSK, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Knee, Foot & Ankle, Introduction Body, Upper Abdomen.
Course will be held on Saturdays 9am to 4pm, Duration: 3 weeks. HRS/AHRA/ARRT 6 CE category A credits

MRI Pathology:  This course will be a presentation of the most common pathologies to be found during MRI scanning. The normal anatomy will be compared to the abnormal findings as well. Special imaging techniques will be discussed to demonstrate the pathology. Students will be expected to present cases in class for discussion.
Course Outline:  Introduction Neuro, Brain, Cranial Nerves, Pituitary Gland, Introduction Spine, Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Introduction MSK, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Knee, Foot & Ankle, Introduction Body, Upper Abdomen.
Course will be held on Saturdays 9am to 4pm, Duration: 3 weeks.   HRS/AHRA/ARRT 6 CE category A credits.

MRI Advanced Imaging Procedures:  This course is geared to introduce the most advanced imaging procedures and technical developments in MRI today. Emphasis with Neuro, Body, Musculoskeletal and Contrast Enhancement studies.
Course Outline: MR Angiography, Advanced Neuro: Diffusion Weighted Imaging, Perfusion Weighted Imaging, Functional Imaging, MR Spectroscopy, Advanced Body Imaging: Contrast Enhanced MR Angiography, Oral & IV contrast Agents.
Course will be held on Saturdays 9am to 4pm, Duration: 2 weeks.   HRS/AHRA/ARRT 6 CE category A credits.

MRI Clinical Practice: Clinical Supervision is conducted by Dan Lobo and Bill Leon, only available at:
1) South Florida Diagnostic Imaging of Kendall 11801 SW 90 Street Suite 102 Miami, Fl. 33186 (Phone: 305/270-6001)
2) Dadeland MRI & CT 7867 N. Kendall Drive Suite 120 Miami, Fl. 33156 (Phone: 305/279-2674)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the clinical application of all didactic courses. It is scheduled at the convenience of the student with days, evenings and weekend hours available for a total of Total of 3 weeks of Clinical Practice (mandatory 18 days -including 3 Saturdays). It will permit the student to develop the necessary skills to produce quality MRI images. Focus on equipment manipulation, MRI procedures, patient care and MRI protocols will be emphasized. All eligible students must demonstrate clinical experience requirements with documentation to establish eligibility for the ARRT Magnetic Resonance Imaging Examination.
Course Duration: 3 weeks of Clinical Practice (mandatory 18 days -including 3 Saturdays). HRS/AHRA/ARRT 48 CE category A credits

MR Registry Review: This is an intensive four weeks Registry Review and preparation. It follows the format of the ARRT Examination, with emphasis on Review, questions and answers. Mock Registry Examination will be given and graded.
Course Outline:  Physical Principles of Image Formation, Data Acquisition and Processing, Patient Care and MRI Safety and Imaging Procedures.
Course will be held on Saturdays 9am to 4pm, Duration: 4 weeks.  HRS/AHRA/ARRT 12 CE category A credits

MRI Online Chats/Lectures: This is a weekly one hour LIVE ONLINE interaction with Faculty and fellow students to review educational materials. Mondays 8:00pm to 9:00pm.
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