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MRI: Clinical Applications 2 MIMG 7220

Medical Imaging Course

Course details

Through online readings, activities, interactions and instructor support, this course focuses on MR imaging techniques, procedures and clinical applications of the head and neck. This course introduces key technologist controlled parameters and pulse sequences. The emphasis is placed on patient positioning, pulse sequence optimization, image quality, and the use of contrast media. This course also details relational anatomy as it pertains to MR Imaging as well as common pathologies. The majority of the course focuses on equipment, patient positioning techniques, image optimization and common usage of contrast media. Indications for MR imaging are covered from the perspective of the best possible protocol sequences and imaging planes needed to outline pathology of the head and neck.






Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of MIMG 7220 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 41415


Tue Sep 05 - Fri Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41415
  • $931.64
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 24 N/A N/A Online

Hannah Langlais

Course outline




Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Upon registration, expect to receive a confirmation e-mail entitled “MIMG 7220 - Fall Term - Course Information from BCIT”. Ensure you have an active e-mail address on file with BCIT so you don't miss receiving this important e-mail. This is an online course. Access is through or Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore in order to obtain the course textbooks.

In Progress and Full

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy of the head and neck, its cross-sectional images and physiology relating to magnetic resonance imaging.
  • Select the optimal coil choice to image the area of interest in the head and neck.
  • Identify additional ancillary equipment needed to image the area of interest in the head and neck.
  • Understand the indications of gadolinium contrast agents and their applications, properties, contraindications, reactions and safety.
  • List strategies for patients who are anxious and claustrophobic.
  • Apply knowledge, safety and considerations when working within the MRI environment.
  • Determine the parameters pertaining to each pulse sequence.
  • List and understand the common pulse sequences used for the head and neck.
  • Recognize artifacts in the head and neck.
  • Explore imaging options used to enhance the image and to minimize artifacts.
  • Determine the limit and extent of coverage for the area of interest.
  • Recognize pathologies and disease processes in head and neck imaging.
  • Explore high field magnetic fields and other advanced imaging options.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

MRI: Clinical Applications 2 (MIMG 7220) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option)
    Bachelor of Health Science Part-time
  2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Advanced Certificate Part-time


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