Basic MRI Safety

Course Details:

  • Category: Imaging and Radiology
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Target Audience: MRI /Radiology/Imaging Employees

Course Overview: This training is to refresh staff on the basic use and dangers involved with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). An MRI assists in diagnosing by utilizing pulses of radio wave energy and a large magnet, creating a magnetic field. This energy produces pictures of organs and structures inside the body. This Level 1 training covers the three types of electromagnetic fields, potential dangers, what a policy and procedure manual should include, safety issues, and code blue concerns.

Training Includes:

  • Components of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • 3 Types of Electromagnetic Fields
  • Potential Dangers
  • Policy and Procedure Manuals
  • MR Personnel Levels and Training
  • Staff Qualifications and Training Levels
  • Code Blue Procedures
  • Manual and Unintentional Quenches
  • MRI Safety