Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRIM 2300 ORIENTATION AND INTRODUCTION TO MRI (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisites: MRIM 2320 , MRIM 2350
This course provides knowledge of patient care and assessment, contrast agents, MRI safety, medical ethics and law, cultural diversity, and patient information management. Topics include: MRI history, anatomy, patient care and assessment, MRI safety, instrumentation, MRI fundamentals, and image parameters.

MRIM 2320 MRI PROCEDURES AND CROSS SECTIONAL ANATOMY (30-30-3)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisites: MRIM 2300 , MRIM 2350
Provides knowledge of anatomy, pathology, scanning protocols, contrast administration, and contraindications for magnetic resonance imaging of the head and neck, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system. Topics include: anatomy, scanning protocol, MRI safety, image contrast, and image formation.

MRIM 2330 MRI PHYSICS AND INSTRUMENTATION (30-30-3)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisites: MRIM 2360 , MRIM 2370
This course introduces the concepts of basic physics and instrumentation for magnetic resonance imaging. Topics include imaging parameters, image quality, MRI Fundamentals, image processing and display, and special procedures.

MRIM 2350 MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING CLINICAL EDUCATION (0-270-6)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisites: MRIM 2300 , MRIM 2320
Introduces students to the magnetic resonance imaging department and provides an opportunity for participation in and observation of MRI procedures. Topics include equipment utilization, contrast medias, exam preparation, patient care and assessment, scanning protocol, image quality and progress toward completion of clinical competency evaluations.

MRIM 2360 MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING CLINICAL EDUCATION II (0-270-6)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisites: MRIM 2330 , MRIM 2370
Intermediate course that reinforces learning obtained in MRIM 2350. Topics include exam preparations, patient care and assessment, equipment utilization, image quality, scanning protocol, contrast media, quality control, and progress toward completion of clinical competency evaluations.

MRIM 2370 MRI REVIEW (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisites: MRIM 2300 , MRIM 2320, MRIM 2330
This course provides a comprehensive review of patient care, imaging procedures, imaging formation and data acquisition for the magnetic resonance imaging certification exam. Topics include: anatomy, scanning protocol, MRI safety, image contrast, image formation, exam preparation, contrast media, patient care and assessment, equipment utilization, image quality, imaging parameters, MRI fundamentals, image processing and display, and special procedures.