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MIMG 7202 - Advanced Concepts in MRI Imaging

Medical Imaging Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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.

Prerequisite(s)

MIMG 7200

Credits

3.0

Cost

$826.50 - $842.85 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 19314

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Distance

Instructor

Samuel Lin

Course Outline

Cost

$826.50

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is an online course. Access is through learn.bcit.ca or my.bcit.ca. Department approval required to register. Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore to purchase the associated print-based 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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 25889

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$842.85

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is an online course. Access is through learn.bcit.ca or my.bcit.ca. Department approval required to register. Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore to purchase the associated print-based course materials.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 25890

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$258.72

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a re-registration section for students who have registered in the previous term in the GUI section and require the one-time course extension to complete. Department approval required to re-register. Access to this online course is through learn.bcit.ca or my.bcit.ca.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

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