By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:


  • Explain the American College of Radiology (ACR) Magnetic Resonance Safe Practice Guidelines.
  • Describe the potential safety concerns regarding magnetic resonance (MR) safety in the MR environment.
  • Discuss patient comfort with regards to claustrophobia, patient monitoring, and sedation.
  • Understand the basic concepts of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
  • Review the suggested guidelines for the prevention of burns to patients in the MR environment


COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour                   

ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists                    

CREDIT HOURS:  1       


Target Audience

The target audience is MR technologists and radiology and general nursing staff that are interested in learning more about MR patient care and safety. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit.