CCOG for MRI 271 Winter 2024
- Course Number:
- MRI 271
- Course Title:
- MRI Clinical I
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
A. Participate as a team member in the workflow of the MR Department.
B. Demonstrate fundamental skills in performing routine MR exams, patient care and MR safety.
Course Activities and Design
The student will be required to gather information and develop skills by observing and assisting the MR Technologist in MR examinations/procedures, patient care, MR safety, equipment manipulation, and infection control.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
A. Complete MR examinations (clinical competencies).
B. Complete the exercises in the clinical syllabus.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
The student will demonstrate understanding of the following themes, issues, concepts, and develop the following skills:
THEMES, CONCEPTS, ISSUES
Ø Policies/Procedures for Hospital/Department Emergencies
Ø Proper MR Patient Assessment and Screening
Ø Infection Control, Vital Signs and Monitoring in the MR Environment
Ø Basic MR Safety Practices
Ø Patient Confidentiality, Informed Consent
Ø ASRT Code of Ethics, Patient Bill of Rights
Ø Body Mechanics and Patient Transfer
Ø Basic MR Equipment and Supplies
Ø Image Formation and Reconstruction
Ø Software and Hardware Components
Ø Contrast Agents and Applications
Ø Image Processing and Storage
Ø Perform Basic MR Examinations
Ø Evaluate images for image quality and completeness of exam
COMPETENCIES OR PROCESS SKILLS
A. Demonstrate safe patient transfer and carrier manipulation.
B. Communicate and interact appropriately with patients and other health care personnel.
C. Provide basic patient care
D. Practice Universal/Standard Precautions in the hospital.
E. Prepare MR rooms for exams and correctly operates MR equipment and image processors.
F. Practice behaviors that are consistent with the professions ethical standards and legal requirements.
G. Practice MR safety and screening practices.
H. Obtain basic competencies and repetitions as required by ARRT.