MRI Safety Training Course – 5 CE Credits

MRI Safety Training CE Course

Acquire MRI CE credits with this interactive course providing training in risk assessment, safety procedures, and precautions in MRI environments

MRI Safety Training 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 Continuing Education Training Course

Our MRI Safety training 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 this course, you will learn about the risks associated with MRI and methods employed to minimize these risks. You will also develop an understanding of the risk assessment process that is used to identify and mitigate the risks associated with MRI.
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. This training course is suitable for radiologic technologists of any modality who work in facilities with an MRI environment.
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This MRI safety training course is accredited by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) for 5 Category A CE credits and is guaranteed to be accepted for American Registry of Radiologic Technologists® (ARRT ®) certification. It also meets the radiology CE requirements for the states of Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico.
The course is presented in two modules with a single post-test afterward to evaluate your learning. In accordance with ARRT ® regulations, you have 3 attempts to score a passing grade of 75% or higher on the post-test. Once you have passed, you will be able to download your certificate for reporting your CE credits in MRI Safety to your state or to the ARRT ®.

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