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Self-Paced Virtual MRI Full Course
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Self-Paced Virtual MRI Full Course
Self-Paced Virtual MRI Full Course
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Self-Paced Virtual MRI Full Course:
Course Available Upon Registration
Payment Installment:
In-Full Payment $2900 (Due in Full Upon Registration)
1st Payment $600 (Due by: Upon Registration)
2nd Payment $600 (Due by: 2-weeks after registration)
3rd Payment $425 (Due by: 4-weeks after registration)
4th Payment $425 (Due by: 6-weeks after registration)
5th Payment $425 (Due by: 8-weeks after registration)
6th Payment $425 (Due by: 10-weeks after registration)
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Self-Paced Virtual MRI Full Course Registration

It includes:
  1. Full access to E-Learning system. (Recorded Lectures, Quizzes, PowerPoint Outlines)
  2. Supplemental educational materials (Recorded Study Lessons)
  3. Complementary weekly access to instructors to review any topics in need of clarification.
  4. 3 weeks of Clinical Practice (mandatory 18 days including 3 Saturdays) Clinical Practice scheduled at students' convenience, and sites availability. 
  5. Documentation of Clinical Competencies for ARRT Post-Primary MRI exam compliance.
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, etc.

Books required are:
1)     MRI in Practice (Latest 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 (Latest Edition)
        Lorrie L. Kelley, Connie M. Petersen
        Mosby Elsevier

Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance for Clinical Practice is included in the Tuition Fees (This must be through MRI Education Group) to attend Clinical Practice at MR-CT Education Group sites only. Training is provided by MRI Education Group Staff technologists.



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 Dependent Artifacts, Environmental Safety, Patient Safety and Comfort.
Expected Duration to Complete: 3 weeks (18 hours of Lectures).  HRS/AHRA/ARRT 21 CE category A credits.

MRI Procedures and MRI Pathology:  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. 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. 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.
Expected Duration to Complete: 3 weeks (16 hours of Lectures). HRS/AHRA/ARRT 12 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.
Expected Duration to Complete: 1-week (6 hours of Lectures).  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 11801 SW 90 Street Suite 102 Miami, Fl. 33186 (Phone: 305/270-6001 ext. 100)
2) Dadeland MRI & CT 7867 N. Kendall Drive Suite 120 Miami, Fl. 33156 (Phone: 305/318-6311)
3) Unique Imaging-Miami Midtown 3801 Biscayne Blvd. Suite 100 Miami, FL 33137 (Phone: 305/318-6311)


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 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 24 CE category A credits

MR Registry Review: This is an intensive 1 month 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.
Expected Duration to Complete: 3-weeks (18 hours of Lectures).  HRS/AHRA/ARRT 12 CE category A credits

MRI Online Live Interaction with Instructors: Complementary weekly access with instructors to review any topic in need of clarification. This is scheduled on Mondays 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Students will request specific topics for discussion.
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