2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

ICE 210 - Magnetic Resonance Clinical Education I

Description: Clinical instruction in magnetic resonance (MR) imaging including system operation and components, image formation and reconstruction, characteristics of image quality, artifact recognition/reduction and MR exam protocols and patient care.

Corequisite: ICE 200  

Credits: 3
Lab: 9

Course Content:
  1. Professional protocols
  2. Image processing procedures
  3. Patient care
  4. Patient processing procedures
  5. MR scanning skills
  6. Technical procedures

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Adhere to safety, emergency and ethical policies and procedures of the MR department and healthcare agency, with assistance as needed, in a professional manner. (1)
  2. Perform imaging acquisition and processing procedures including storage of completed examinations, with assistance as needed. (2)
  3. Follow patient care protocols before, during, and after the MR examination, with assistance as needed. (3)
  4. Perform office procedures including filling, scheduling, billing, report retrieval, and processing of patient, with occasional assistance as needed. (4)
  5. Assist the technologist in performing selected MR examinations in the clinical setting to include head, neck, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and musculoskeletal scanning. (5)
  6. Create diagnostic MR images independently. (6)
  7. Utilize appropriate techniques to correct equipment limitations. (6)
  8. Perform MR exams as outlined in the competency requirements for Post-Primary Certification of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Magnetic Resonance (MR). (4-6)