Virtual MRI Simulator CE Course

Virtual MRI Simulator CE Course

5.25 CE Credits
Expiry date: June 1, 2023

An online virtual MRI simulator course for students and technologists that allows users to hone their MR imaging skills in real time

Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 5.25 Category A CE Credits
Subscription duration: 365 days from purchase date
Voiceover available
Downloadable transcript available
Meets the CE requirements of the following states: California, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico
Meets ARRT® CE reporting requirements
Accepted by the ARMRIT®
Hassle-free 30-day full refund policy*

Our online Virtual MRI Console Simulator course provides for students and technologists a virtual MRI interface that allows them to manipulate, in real time, image contrast, acquisition time, signal-to-noise ratio, and spatial resolution, as well as the number of slices allowed per acquisition. Before providing access to the virtual MRI simulator, the course offers theoretical chapters to remind users of the basic and fundamental principles of MR.

Using the MRI simulator in this course, you can optimize the acquisition parameters to answer 6 concrete optimization cases. Use all available parameters, such as TR, TE, turbo factor, and bandwidth to optimize the quality of the sequence. Be careful to avoid generating artifacts to obtain a good optimization. The acquired image will react to your changes as you make them! Go from a T2 turbo spin echo to a T1 spin echo easily, and watch the changes live on the MRI simulator.

Virtual MRI Console Simulator is suitable for technologists seeking online continuing education credits for their state and/or ARRT ® renewal, as well as for students looking to learn and increase their MR imaging competencies.

Discipline Major content category & subcategories CE Credits provided
MRI-2016 Image Production
Physical Principles of Image Formation 1.50
Sequence Parameters and Options 3.00
Data Acquisition and Processing 0.75
MRI-2020 Image Production
Physical Principles of Image Formation 1.50
Sequence Parameters and Options 3.00
Data Acquisition, Processing, and Storage 0.75
Section 1: Resonance and Pulses
The magnetization vector
A basic sequence
The spin echo sequence
The gradients
Section 2: Weights
Adjusting the TE and the TR
Impact on the signal
Section 3: Quality
Signal to noise ratio
Spatial resolution
Section 4: Fourier Space
Properties of the Fourier Space
Acquisition Time
Section 5: Sequences
Spin Echo
Fast/turbo Spin Echo
Section 6: Multi-Slice Acquisition
The maximum TE
Chemical shift
Receiver bandwidth
bandwidth and chemical shift
The frequency matrix
Reconstruction matrix
Section 7: MRI Simulator
MRI Simulator

great course for understanding mri concepts

April J.

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