MRI is a complex modality, both to learn and practice. Are you struggling with it’s complexity? Too many pulse sequences to remember? Basic understanding evading you? Or do you need help to know how to control SAR or B1+rms?
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Certified MR Safety Experts: update
The Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) has published a list of MR safety experts (MRSE) certified to practise in Australia and New Zealand. Certified MRSEs have completed an extensive course combining theoretical knowledge, electro-magnetic theory, practical assignments, and assessment by exam and interview. The list can be found here.
New course dates for 2023 – Australia & New Zealand
15 October 2023, Adelaide, SA
Australia – in class
4 November 2023
New course dates for 2023 – UK
MRI: the inside story. Intermediate course
London UK, online/ in class. Dates TBC
MRI: the inside story. Intermediate/advanced course
London UK, in-class/online. 12-14 Sept 2023
London UK, in class / online 10-11 May, 2023
London UK, in class / online 5-6 September, 2023
In recent years MRI safety has received increased media attention with growing public concern. From controversies over the use and side-effects of gadolinium to projectile accidents, a serious adverse MRI event always makes news. It doesn’t have to. It is possible to practice completely without incident, as long as you understand the essence of MRI safety.
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