Session 1: Patient Care

40.75 Category A credits

1.Patient careimg_1_13

2.Anatomy of the brain

3.Cranial nerves

4.CSF Pathways

5.Medications

6.Pathology

7.Medical Terminology


 

Session 2: History and Introduction to Physics

1.History

2.Electro magnetic spectrum

3.Comparison CT, Nuclear Medicine MRI

4.Advantages vs. disadvantages of MRI

5.Nuclear spin6.Radio Wavesimg_3_11

7.Tesla

8.Gauss

9.Diagram of vector

10.Anatomy of the neck and types of fractures

11.Scanning planes

12.Questions and answers


Session 3: Physics

1.BASIC MRI PHYSICS

– Basic components necessary for MRI to happen

– Hydrogen protons

– Large static magnetic field

– RF signal

1.Magnetic environment

2.Hydrogenimg_3_12

3.Radio frequency

4.MR signal

– FID

– T2*

– T2

– T1

– Mz, Mxy

5.Anatomy of the Thoracic and Lumbar spines

6.Anatomy of the Shoulder

7.Questions and answers


Session 4: Safety

1.Introduction

2.Patient education

3.Claustrophobia

4.Quenching

5.RF fieldsimg_3_14

6.RF antenna effects

7.Specific absorb rate

8.Definite contraindications

9.Pregnancy

10.Projectiles

11.Monitoring

12.MRI Contrast

13.Anatomy of the Abdomen


Session 5: Types of Magnets and Peripheral Equipment

1.Introduction

2.Equipment of an MRI system

3.Different types of magnetsimg_3_15

4.Advantages vs. disadvantages

5.Peripheral equipment

6.Radio frequency coils

7.Operatorís console

8.Filming

9.Archiving

10.Anatomy of the Pelvis

11.Mid Term


Session 6: Pulse Sequences

1.Flair

2.Stirimg_3_16

3.Diffusion

4.PD, T2

5.T1

6.IR

7.GRE echo

8.FSE

9.ETL

10.EFF TE

11.Contrast media

12.Indications for use

13.Contraindications for use

14.Types of MR contras

15.General Anatomy


Session 7: Physical and Logical Gradients

1.Gradients

2.Slice selectionimg_3_10

3.Frequency encoding                               

4.Phase encoding

5.Sampling

6.K-space

7.Fast Fourier transformation

8.Matrix

9.Pre scanning

10.Types of acquisition

11.Pathology

12.Questions and answers


Session 8: Contrast

1.Introduction

2.Image contrast

3.T1 contrast

4.T2 contrastimg_3_13

5.Proton density

6.Spin Echo

7.Gradient Echo

8.Values of TR, TE

9.Knee Anatomy

10.Questions and answers


Session 9: Student Competition

1-MRI Feud


Session 10: Technical Factors/Pathology Review

1.MRI Trade offs

2.Pathology Review

3.Mock Registry


Session 11: Registry Information

1.Advanced Registry Preparation test

2.Sample Registry questions


Session 12: General Overview


Session 13

1.More Questions and answers

2.Review of Entire Course

3.Graduation