Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CME
Course Category: Radiology
Accreditation: Medical Education Resources designates this online activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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: $50.00
Mobile Friendly: yes
Course Release Date: January 16, 2012
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 CME-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.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Institute for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Education, and Research. MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
At the conclusion of this program, the learner will 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
- Interpret proper MRI labeling information for implants and devices
- Recognize safety issues related to MRI contrast agents
NOTE: A CE-accredited version of this course is also available for radiologic technologists. Please be sure to enroll in the correct version of the course for your needs.