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In Honor of MRI Safety Week
MRI Safety Workshop
MRI Safety Images
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2020
Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (EDT)
          Including scheduled breaks, plus a 1-hour lunch break
Location: Online
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The number of reported MRI safety incidents has increased significantly over the last decade. The ACR and The Joint Commission require that MRI facilities be staffed with knowledgeable individuals who are regularly trained in best practices, aimed at preventing safety-related incidents and injuries. This CME-CE accredited webinar delivers current information supported by the 2020 ACR Manual on MR Safety; providing the participant with an opportunity to learn through live online presentations, interactive Q & A sessions and poll questions that encourage audience participation. All lecture materials will be provided to the attendees.
Workshop Topics:
Screening and Patient Preparation Patient ScreeningNon-emergentEmergentNon-Patient ScreeningPatient Dress Static Field Torque ForcesRotation Forces Lenz’s Forces Biological EffectsGradient (Time-Varying) Magnetic Field Current Induction Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) Acoustic NoiseBiologic EffectsRadio Frequency (RF) Field Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Specific Energy Dose (SED) Thermal InjuriesBiologic Effects  Patients with Implants and DevicesFDA LabelingConditions of UseRisk Assessment of Non-labeled Metallic Items Role of the Radiologist in MRI Supervision
Educational Credits
With the MR Technologist, Imaging Administrator, Physicist and Radiologist in mind, the workshop is accredited for 8 Hours of Category A credits (through the ASRT) and 8 Category 1 AMA/PRA CME Credits™.
Accreditation Statement
The Institute for Advanced Medical Education (IAME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. IAME designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the screening and preparation processes for both patients and non-patients
  • Discuss the effects of the static field forces on metallic items
  • Relate the effects of the time-varying gradient magnetic fields on metallic items and the patient
  • Define SAR and SED
  • Name specific steps taken to avoid thermal injuries in patients
  • State the labeling terminology used by the FDA regarding implants and devices
  • List common ‘conditions of use’ for implants and devices with MR safety labeling
  • Assess the MR safety risks to patients with metallic implants and/or foreign bodies
Target Audience
This program is designed for MR Technologists, Radiologists, and those individuals who are currently serving as their facility’s MRSO and/or MRMD, or those who are preparing to assume these responsibilities.
Tuition
Physicans $  425.00

Radiologic Technologists
Radiology Administrators
Other Healthcare Professionals
Residents

$  200.00

Additional Value:
At the completion of the workshop a 50% discount will be provided for a 1-year subscription to The Online Course for MRSOs-MRMDs.
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Refund Policy: Full refund up to 2 weeks prior to the program (less $25 admin fee). No refund after that.

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