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MRSO MRMD Online Course
Applied Radiology and William Faulkner & Associates are pleased to introduce “The Online Course for MR Safety Officers (MRSO) and MR Medical Directors (MRMD)”.  This comprehensive program, focusing on MR  Safety, covers many aspects relating to the safety practices of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) environment. It is designed for those individuals who are either currently serving as their facility’s MRSO and/or MRMD, or those who are preparing to assume these responsibilities.
Listen to what Dr. Shellock has to say about the importance of MR Safety and the contents of this course.
Frank G. Shellock,
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Radiology and Medicine Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Director for MRI Studies of Biomimetic MicroElectronic Systems, National Science Foundation, Engineering Research Center University of Southern California.
The content of The Online Course for MR Safety Officers and MR Medical Directors is based upon current FDA and ACR guidelines, including the ACR Guidance Document for MR Safe Practices, as well as those promulgated by industry regulatory bodies such as the International Electrotechnical Commission
Successful completion of the program results in up to 10 hours of Continuing Medical Education credits and 10 hours of Category A Continuing Education credits.
Module 1: Basic MRI Physics Relevant to MRI Safety
Module 2: Static Field: Bioeffects and Access Control
Module 3: Gradient Magnetic Fields: Bioeffects and Safety
Module 4: Radio Frequency Field: Bioeffects and Safety
Module 5: Implants and Devices
Module 6: Gadolinium-Based MR Contrast Agents
Module 7: MR Safety Screening
Module 8: Managing Emergent Situations and Patient Considerations: Quench and Patient Anxiety &
                 Patient Monitoring
* The Online Course for MR Safety Officers (MRSO) and MR Medical Directors (MRMD) is not affiliated with, nor endorsed by the American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety (ABMRS). For information regarding ABMRS certification exams please see the following website.

The tuition covers a 1-year subscription allowing you to return to any course modules for ongoing and future learning.

$  975.00
Radiologic Technologists
Radiology Administrators
Other Healthcare Professionals
$  750.00

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Course Instructors
William Faulkner
Bill Faulkner has been working as an independent consultant through his own company, William Faulkner & Associates, providing MRI and CT education as well as MRI safety and clinical operations consulting for over 20 years. Clients include health care facilities, and medical companies such as GE, Philips, Siemens, Aspect Imaging, Invivo, Medtronic, Bracco Diagnostics and Metrasens. He has been teaching and lecturing on MRI for over 25 years. He is an active member and Fellow of the SMRT; serving as the first president. He is a founding board member of the American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety (ABMRS), currently serving as Secretary-Treasurer of the ABMRS and is a credentialed MR Safety Officer. Bill is the author of “Rad Techs Guide to MRI: Basic Physics, Instrumentation and Quality Control”. He is the co-author of “Review Questions for MRI” and a contributing author for “MRI for Technologists”, “Handbook for MRI”, and the first edition of “The Physics of Clinical MR Taught Through Images”.
Kristan Harrington
Kristan has been working with William Faulkner & Associates for over 10 years providing both MRI educational and operational consulting services. She has spoken at conferences nationally and internationally for MTMI, Northwest Imaging Forums, Siemens Medical Systems, Bracco Diagnostics and Medtronic. She has extensive experience as an MRI educator holding positions with Philips Medical Systems, Rush University and Emory University in Atlanta. Kristan graduated from Emory University with her Bachelor’s degree in Medical Science Education in 1997 With Honors and her Associate’s in Radiology Technology in 1996. She received her Master’s in Business Administration in 2010. Kristan is a credentialed MR Safety Officer (MRSO) and a board member of the American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety (ABMRS).