Posts In Category "MRI Safety"
Tattoos in MRIs
One in five Americans have at least one tattoo. Did you know that the ink in a patient’s tattoos can cause burns during an MRI? What effects can the interaction between MRI and tattoos have on a patient’s skin? Fortunately, there appear to be no observable long-term effects. Short-term effects can include pain and discomfort during and after imaging, and in more severe cases, patients can experience first and second degree burns on and around the site of the tattoo.Read More →
Motivate Your Employees to Meet Education Requirements
We spend a lot of time talking with medical facility managers about how tough it is to keep a staff current on their facility’s compliance and continuing education (CE) requirements. Can you recognize these three common roadblocks to compliance?Read More →
The Benefits of MRSO / MRMD Training and Credentialing
Between the years 2000 and 2013, MRI utilization increased 114%(IMV Medical Information Division data). In that same time period, the number of MR safety incidents reported to the FDA increased 487% (FDA MAUDE database data). As a note, it is estimated than less than 20% of MR safety incidents are actually reported to the FDA. In 2002, the year after the death of 6 year old Michael Colombini in an MR accident…Read More →
Free Webinar: MRI Safety Understanding and Eliminating Risk at Your Facility
AltusCampus would like to thank all the great healthcare professionals for your continued support because without it AltusCampus would not be the continuing education marketplace it is today.
With that said, we are proud to offer a Free “MRI Safety: Understanding and Eliminating Risk at Your Facility” webinar for 1 Category A CEU credit…Read More →