Class Descriptions

MRI-213: MR Patient Care & Safety

This course covers magnetic field safety issues concerning patients and other healthcare personnel. Emphasis is placed on screening skills, biological magnetic field effects, and the management of an MR facility. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate a safe MR environment for patients and all personnel.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-216 MRI-250; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

MRI-214: MRI Procedures I

This course introduces scan procedures for the central nervous and musculoskeletal systems with MRI imaging. Emphasis is placed on patient set-up, scan parameters, methods of data acquisition, and contrast administration with each of these types of procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate all aspects of MR imaging to successfully scan the central nervous and musculoskeletal systems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-217 MRI-241 MRI-260; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

MRI-215: MRI Procedures II

This course provides advanced scan procedures for the neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvic systems with MR imaging. Emphasis is placed on patient set-up, scan parameters, methods of data acquisition, and contrast administration with each of these types of procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate all aspects of MR imaging to successfully scan the chest, abdomen, and pelvic systems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-214; Take previously. Required.Take MRI-218 MRI-242 MRI-270; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

MRI-216: MRI Instrumentation

This course covers instrumentation utilized to produce the magnetic fields allowing MRI imaging to take place. Emphasis will be placed on equipment operations and use, inclusive of the static field, gradient fields, and the radiofrequency fields. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the utilization of all MRI equipment in an MRI facility.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-213 MRI-250; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

MRI-217: MRI Physics I

This course is designed to cover the basic physics fundamentals of magnetic resonance imaging. Emphasis is placed on the historical development, basic imaging principles, and use of basic scan parameters and pulse sequences. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic fundamentals of magnetic resonance.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-216; Take previously. Required.Take MRI-214 MRI-241 MRI-260; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

MRI-218: MRI Physics II

This course is designed to cover the advanced physics concepts of magnetic resonance imaging. Emphasis is placed on advanced imaging parameters and techniques, angiography methods, image artifacts, and quality control. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the advanced physics concepts of magnetic resonance imaging.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-217; Take previously. Required.Take MRI-215 MRI-242 MRI-270; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

MRI-223: MRI Clinical Practicum

This course provides experience in the computed tomography clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on patient care and positioning, scanning procedures, and image production in magnetic resonance imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to assume a variety of duties and responsibilities within the magnetic resonance clinical environment.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:9
 

MRI-224: MRI Clinical Practicum

This course provides experience in the computed tomography clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on patient care and positioning, scanning procedures, and image production in magnetic resonance imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to assume a variety of duties and responsibilities within the magnetic resonance clinical environment.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:12
 

MRI-226: MRI Clinical Practicum

This course provides experience in the computed tomography clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on patient care and positioning, scanning procedures, and image production in magnetic resonance imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to assume a variety of duties and responsibilities within the magnetic resonance clinical environment.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:6
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:18
 

MRI-227: MRI Clinical Practicum

This course provides experience in the computed tomography clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on patient care and positioning, scanning procedures, and image production in magnetic resonance imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to assume a variety of duties and responsibilities within the magnetic resonance clinical environment.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:7
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:21
 

MRI-228: MRI Clinical Practicum

This course provides experience in the computed tomography clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on patient care and positioning, scanning procedures, and image production in magnetic resonance imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to assume a variety of duties and responsibilities within the magnetic resonance clinical environment.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:8
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:24
 

MRI-241: MRI Anatomy & Pathology I

This course covers anatomical and pathological information about the components of the central nervous and musculoskeletal system. Emphasis is placed upon identification of anatomy and pathology on MRI images of the central nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify anatomy and pathology of the central nervous and musculoskeletal systems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-214 MRI-217 MRI-260; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

MRI-242: MRI Anatomy & Pathology II

This course covers anatomical and pathological information about the components of the neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvic systems. Emphasis is placed upon identification of anatomy and pathology on MRI images of the neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvic systems. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify anatomy and pathology of the neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvic systems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-241; Take previously. Required.Take MRI-215 MRI-218 MRI-270; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

MRI-250: MRI Clinical Ed I

This course provides experience in the MR clinical setting with attention to basic MR scan procedures. Emphasis is placed on patient care, screening, contrast administration, and manipulation of MR equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate selected MR procedures/techniques in the areas of patient screening, contrast administration, and manipulation of MR equipment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-213 MRI-216; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:12
 

MRI-260: MRI Clinical Ed II

This course provides advanced experience in the MR clinical setting with attention to central nervous and musculoskeletal system imaging. Emphasis is placed on demonstration of methods of data acquisition with respect to central nervous and musculoskeletal system imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate selected MR procedures/techniques as they relate to the central nervous system and musculoskeletal imaging.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-250; Take previously. Required.Take MRI-214 MRI-217 MRI-241; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:7
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:21
 

MRI-270: MRI Clinical Ed III

This course provides additional advanced experience in the MR clinical setting with attention to neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvic system imaging. Emphasis is placed on demonstration of methods of data acquisition with respect to neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvic system imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to selected MR procedures/techniques that are used in neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvic system imaging.

Course Prerequisites:
Take MRI-260; Take previously. Required.Take MRI-215 MRI-218 MRI-242; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:8
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:24
 

MRI-271: MRI Capstone

This course provides experience using problem solving skills required for certification. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and integration of didactic and clinical components. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge required of any entry level MR technologist.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

IMG-110: Fundamentals of Imaging I

This course provides an overview of the principles of imaging for radiography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and radiation therapy. Emphasis is placed on image production and anatomical relationships in radiography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and radiation therapy. Upon completion, students should be able to identify basic anatomy on, and differentiate between, radiography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, and ultrasound images.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:6
 

IMG-111: Fundamentals of Imaging II

This course provides an overview of the principles of imaging for CT, PET, CT/PET and MRI. Emphasis is placed on image production and anatomical relationships in CT, PET, CT/PET, and MRI. Upon completion, students should be able to identify basic anatomy on, and differentiate between, CT, PET, CT/PET, and MRI images.

Course Prerequisites:
Take IMG-110; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:6
 

IMG-120: Patient Care Medical Imaging

This course is designed to provide the basic concepts of patient care in a healthcare facility. Topics include routine and emergent patient care procedures, infection control procedures, and usage of universal precautions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in these areas.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0
 

IMG-130: Imaging Ethics & Law

This course covers the legalities of relationships between health care workers and patients. Emphasis is placed on professional malpractice, patient rights, legal and professional standards, and ethical considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the legal and ethical responsibilities of a diagnostic imaging professional.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0