MRI Safety Course – 5 CE Credits

MRI Safety CE Credits

An interactive, online course covering MRI Safety that fulfills your ARRT MRI continuing education (CE) credits requirements

MRI Safety Course – 5 CE Credits


  Approved by the CAMRT (Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists) for 5 Category A CE Credits
  Subscription duration: 6 months from purchase date
Voiceover available
Downloadable transcript available
Meets the CE requirements of the following states: Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico
Meets ARRT® CE reporting requirements
Accepted by the ARMRIT
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MRI Safety Online Continuing Education Course

Our MRI Safety course is designed to provide the learner with a more in-depth understanding of the importance of safety in and around the MRI environment. In addition to learning about the risks associated with MRI and methods employed to minimize these risks, the learner will also develop an understanding of the risk assessment process that is used to identify and mitigate the risks.
Some of the topics covered in the course include: risks associated with the magnet, radiofrequencies, quenches, SAR levels, foreign bodies and contrast media, risk assessment processes, government agencies and the role they play in safety, and the employee/employer role in MRI safety.
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MRI Safety is an online MRI continuing education course accredited by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) and accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for 5 CE credits. It also meets the CE requirements for the states of Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico.
The course is presented in two sections. Each section lists objectives that will be covered in the module. You must complete both sections in order to earn your CE credits in MRI safety. There is a single post-test at the end of the two sections to evaluate your learning. This course offers interactive learning along with graphics and animations to help the learner understand the material presented.

Audience and Objectives


  • Define a magnetic field
  • Differentiate between Gauss and Tesla
  • Define and explain specific absorption rate
  • List recommended SAR levels to various body parts
  • Define radiofrequency
  • Define claustrophobia
  • List at least one risk associated with the magnetic field, SAR, etc..
  • Explain why there is little data related to pregnancy risks
  • List the steps of risk assessment
  • Create a list of preventative actions for each of the risks associated with MRI
  • Define the 4 zones in the MRI department
  • Explain how time, distance, and shielding relate to MRI
  • Explain MRSO training and its importance
  • Give examples of screening questions used to clear patients for MRI scanning
Target Audience

  • Radiologic Technologists

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Topics Covered

Introduction to MRI Safety and Associated Risks

Risk Management in MRI

CQR Credits Distribution

Discipline Major content category & subcategories CE Credits provided
MRI-2016 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 1.00
MRI-2016 Safety
MRI Screening and Safety 4.00
MRI-2020 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 1.00
MRI-2020 Safety
MRI Screening and Safety 4.00