Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE
Course Category: Radiology
Accreditation: 1.5 ARRT Category A CE credits approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Faculty: Frank G. Shellock, PhD, FACC, FACSM, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Radiology and Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; and Director for MRI Studies of Biomimetic MicroElectronic Systems,
National Science Foundation, Engineering Research Center,
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Course Cost: $30.00
Mobile Friendly: yes
Course Release Date: November 23, 2011
This 90-minute program reviews critical data regarding safety in the magnetic resonance environment. With current information, MRI healthcare professionals are better able to ensure patient and staff safety and optimize MRI suite guidelines. Frank Shellock, PhD, outlines recommendations from peer-reviewed literature and documents developed by the Food and Drug Administration, the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, the American College of Radiology, and the Institute for Magnetic Resonance, Safety, Education and Research, and other organizations.
This CE-accredited program is a 90-minute video-based program that is divided into separate video chapters. The entire video must be viewed before completing the post-test in order to qualify for credit.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize MRI-related bioeffects and safety issues
- Apply proper patient management information related to the MRI environment
- Employ comprehensive screening procedures to ensure safety
- Understand MRI labeling information for implants and devices
- Recognize safety issues related to MRI contrast agents
NOTE: Note: This course is also available in a CME-accredited program. Please select the correct course to receive the appropriate credit.