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MIMG 7202 - Advanced Concepts in MRI Imaging

Medical Imaging Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

Describes concepts and clarification of fine points of k-space. Controlled parameters and how change affects image quality. MRI artifacts in respect to patient and technology. Mechanisms to minimize or eliminate recognized artifacts. Quality assurance phantoms and tests used to evaluate image characteristics for an effective QC program.


MIMG 7200





Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 31677

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Distance Online Delivery


Samuel Lin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is an online course. Access is through or Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore in order to obtain the course textbooks.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe each of the following imaging techniques used in MRI:
    • Conventional spin echo
    • Fast spin echo
    • Inversion recovery
    • Gradient echo
    • Echo planar imaging.
  • Compare and contrast the imaging techniques listed above.
  • Evaluate the various uses of imaging parameters and their affect on image quality.
  • Describe the properties of k-space and explain the various ways of filling k-space.
  • Summarize advanced scanning features and their functions.
  • Describe the appearance, cause and possible correction of MR artifacts.
  • Evaluate MRI artifacts arising from the patient, MR equipment as well as signal processing artifacts.
  • Identify the quality assurance phantoms and describe what specific MR image characteristics can be evaluated.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

MIMG 7202 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Health Science
  2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Mri : The Basics
Author Hashemi
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-49638-432-4
Price $123.50

Mri In Practice
Author Westbrook
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11939-196-8
Price $73.95


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