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MRI Safety Workshop
MRI Safety Images
Location: Online   |   Register Today (Limited Availability)
This LIVE webinar provides an overview of MR imaging safety that is geared toward the practicing MR Radiologists, Radiology Residents, other Physicians & Physicists who supervise MRI Exams. It is crucial for radiologists to understand the safety risks and how to mitigate them in order to protect themselves, their colleagues, and their patients. The training content is based on accepted safety standards of care and is supported by the 2020 ACR Manual on MR Safety.
“The Radiologist supervising the MR exam and the MR staff is responsible for the safe execution of the exam. Final determination of whether or not to scan a patient is to be made by the level 2 MR physician responsible for the patient, or the MRMD. These risks may include, among others, patient positioning; contrast reactions; consideration of mechanical, thermal, and functional risks associated with MRI of implants; and assessments of the safety of exposure of the device to the electromagnetic forces used in the MRI process.” 
2020 ACR Manual on MR Safety p.18
Course Topics
  • ACR Terminology | MR Safety Zones, Personnel Designation
  • Static Field | Torque, Translation/Displacement, Lenz’s Forces
  • Gradient (Time-Varying) Magnetic Field | PNS, Acoustic Noise
  • Radio Frequency Field | SAR, Prevention of Thermal Injuries (Burns)
  • Implants and Devices | Labeling, Patient Scheduling & Workflow
  • Gadolinium-Based Contrast Media Review | Adverse Events, NSF, Gad Deposition
  • Patient Considerations | Unconscious, Incapacitated, Pregnant patients
  • Response for Medical Emergency | Cardiac Arrest, Contrast Media Adverse Events
Educational Credits
2 Category 1 AMA/PRA CME Credits™.
2 Category A credits (through the ASRT)
Learning Objectives
  • Define Level 1 & Level 2 MR personnel
  • Distinguish the important differences between MR Safety Zones III and IV
  • List the major MR safety considerations pertaining to static magnetic field, time-varying gradient magnetic fields, time-varying radio frequency magnetic field
  • Minimize RF patient burns
  • Identify methods of managing SAR
  • Describe the importance of monitoring patients & preparing for medical emergencies
  • Name the current labeling terminology for implants & devices (“MR safe,” “MR unsafe,” or “MR conditional.”)
  • Understand & manage major acute & chronic gadolinium-based contrast media adverse events
Target Audience
This program is designed for Radiologists, Physicists, Radiology Residents, Radiology Administrators & Technologists.
Tuition
Radiologists & Physicists $  225.00
Radiology Residents $  125.00

Radiology Administrators & Technologists

$    85.00

Site Registration/Login Required
Thursday, June 4, 7:00 - 9-00pm EDT
This Program Registration Date Is Closed
Saturday, June 6, 9:30 - 11-30am EDT
This Program Registration Date Is Closed

Additional Value:
At the completion of the workshop a 25% discount code 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 1 week prior to the program (less $25 admin fee). No refunds after that time.