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Petrone Associates MRI Safety Training Level 2 (CE ARRT)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: Certificate
Course Credit: 0.25
Rewards Points Earned: 6.25
Course Category: *Imaging, *MRI, MR Safety, **Self-Study/On-Demand, *Petrone Associates
Accreditation: This course is accredited by the Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR) an approved ARRT RECEEM.
Faculty: Tiffany Lin
Course Producer: Petrone Associates
Course Cost: $17.99 | Included in All-Access Pass
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: October 14, 2019
Course Expiration Date: October 14, 2020
Program Summary:

This 25-minute course is an overview of MRI Safety for LEVEL 2 personnel. This course is intended to meet the annual safety education that imaging center personnel are required to participate annually. This course will over the differences between Level 1 and Level 2 personal, MR Safety Zones, information about the MRI Scanner and basic information about the Magnetic Fields. It will also provide information about MRI Contract Agent Safety and Emergency Procedures.


Objectives
  • Understand the basics of magnetic fields and their influence on objects near them
  • Understand the importance of safety when working in the MR environment
  • Understand and comply with the rules of access restriction in MR area to ensure safety
  • Identify precautions that should be taken to avoid accidents near the MRI scanner
  • Describe what to do in case of an accident

Outline
  1. MR Personnel Levels
    1. Level 1
    2. Level 2
  2. MR Safety Zones
    1. Zone 1
    2. Zone 2
    3. Zone 3
    4. Zone 4
  3. MRI Scanner
  4. Types of Magnetic Fields in MRI
    1. Static magnetic field
    2. Missile effect, rotational force, bioeffects
    3. Radiofrequency (RF) field
    4. Thermal burns
    5. Gradient (time-varying) field
    6. Peripheral nerve stimulation, acoustic noise
  5. MR Personnel Screening
  6. MRI Equipment Labeling
    1. MR safe
    2. MR Conditional
    3. MR Unsafe
  7. MRI Contrast Agent Safety
  8. Pregnant Patient & Employees
  9. Emergency Quench
  10. Emergency Procedures
  11. Conclusion
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