Burns in MRI (CE) 2019
Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE ARRT
Course Credit: 1.00
Rewards Points Earned: 25
Course Category: *Imaging, *MRI, Ferroguard Training, **Self-Study/On-Demand
Accreditation: This course is accredited by the Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR) an approved ARRT RECEEM.
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: March 11, 2019
Course Expiration Date: March 11, 2020
Thermal injuries are still the most common injury in the MRI environment. Sadly, these are also one of the most preventable injuries. Misunderstandings and lack of knowledge on this subject have caused a number of patient burns in MRI. This presentation will focus on the cause and prevention of burns and thermal injuries in the MRI environment.
- Understand how and why thermal injuries/burns occur in MRI
- Understand the different mechanisms/pathways of thermal injuries/burns in MRI
- Understand how to prevent and reduce the risk of burns in MRI
Ryan Draeger is an MRI Technologist and MRSO who has been working in the field of radiology since 2008. Ryan completed his BSRT in 2014 with an emphasis in healthcare and MRI. Currently he works for Thedacare and Agnesian healthcare in Wisconsin. While he continues to work in multiple modalities, MRI and MRI safety are his main passions and focus. Ryan trains and educates new technologists in MRI as well as helps to establish MR safety policies and protocols within his organizations.