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MRI Exam Review

Time: November 8, 2014 at 8am to November 9, 2014 at 4:15pm
Location: Doubletree Club Hotel Las Vegas Airport
Street: 7250 Pollock Drive
City/Town: Las Vegas
Website or Map: https://store.aheconline.com/…
Phone: 800-239-1361
Event Type: ce, review
Organized By: Larry Carney
Latest Activity: Jun 16, 2014

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Event Description

Register early and save! Please register early and reserve your place by providing payment to avoid an additional $25 fee required for registrations given within two (2) weeks of the course.

Be prepared! Not a motto just for boy scouts! Whether an advanced level examination is in your future, or you would like to formalize your understanding of the theory and complex of MRI this workshop will benefit you. The workshop provides students with a thorough review of MRI theory as well as relevant clinical applications that can quickly be transferred to the workplace. The content is reflective of the ARRT content specifications and provides ample opportunity for students to interact with expert MRI faculty with proven success in preparing students for advanced level practices.

Course Topics

Day 1

  • Fundamental Principles of Image Formation
  • Instrumentation
  • Magnetism, Magnets, and Magnet
  • Design
  • Shielding, Shimming
  • Gradients
  • Fundamental MRI Principles
  • Nuclear Characteristics
  • Creating the MR Signal
  • Precession, Larmor Equation, Resonance
  • Tissue Characteristics
  • Relaxation Times and Curves
  • T1, T2, T2*, PD Contrast
  • Patient Care and Safety

Day 2

  • Pulse sequence design
  • T1-, T2-, T2*-, PD-weighted images
  • Spin Echo
  • Gradient
  • Recalled Echo, in and out of phase
  • Coherent, incoherent
  • Inversion Recovery
  • Fast Spin Echo, Fast Field Echo
  • MR Angiography
  • Fat Saturation, Fat Suppression
  • Artifact Reduction
  • Spatial Localization
  • Gradient Design
  • Spatial Encoding
  • K Space, Data Acquisition
  • Image Formation
  • Sampling Time
  • Sampling Rate: Sequence Parameters and Options
  • Image Quality
  • Image Optimization
  • Contrast Discrimination
  • Spatial Resolution
  • Signal to Noise

Recommended Textbook
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Review by Wheeler Withers

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