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MIMG 7230 - MRI: Clinical Applications 3

Medical Imaging Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Through online readings, activities, interactions and instructor support, this course focuses on MR imaging techniques, procedures and clinical applications of the thorax, abdomen and pelvis. 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 thorax, abdomen and pelvis.

Prerequisite(s)

MIMG 7200

Credits

3.0

Cost

$843.03 - $843.05 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

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

CRN 42434

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Online

Instructor

Domenico Celli

Course Outline

Cost

$843.03

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Access is though learn.bcit.ca or my.bcit.ca. Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore in order to order any associated print 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.

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

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Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 83106

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$843.05

Notes

  1. Internet delivery 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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand the anatomy of the thorax, abdomen and pelvis, its cross-sectional images and physiology relating to magnetic resonance imaging.
  • Select the optimal coil choice to image the area of interest in the thorax, abdomen and pelvis.
  • Identify additional ancillary equipment needed to image the area of interest in the thorax, abdomen and pelvis.
  • Identify examinations that will require the use of contrast media.
  • 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 thorax, abdomen and pelvis.
  • Recognize artifacts in thorax, abdomen and pelvis and suggest methods to reduce them.
  • 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 thorax, abdomen and pelvis imaging.
  • Explore high field magnetic fields and other advanced imaging options.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

MIMG 7230 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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