School of MRI - MR Safety

Society/Institution: ESMRMB
Date: 17.10.2019 - 19.10.2019
Venue: La Fe University and Polytechnic Hospital
City: Valencia
Country: Spain
Language(s): English
Main Topic: MR Safety
Expected number of participants: less than 50
Type of course: School of MRI
Description: The aim of the course is to provide a systematic overview of the risks connected to superconductive clinical MR systems. It will cover both patient safety and personnel safety. The potential hazards related to the 3 different electromagnetic fields used in MR (the static magnetic field, the switched gradient field and RF field) will be presented and experienced in practical sessions. Another important aspect are the standards of MR Safety and compatibility testing in active as well as non-active implants, with a focus on a training in clinical strategies how to handle implant safety issues in the MR environment, enhance patients safety and improve the MR workfl ow in daily routine. Special aspects such as cardio-vascular implants and MR Safety issues in interventional MR will be presented, too. The most recent developments and risks of Gadodolinium-based MR contrast agents will be covered. Additionally an introduction to risk management in clinical and experimental MR systems (3 and 7T) will be given. The course will provide combination of lectures and practical training sessions in smaller groups.
Website: https://www.esmrmb.org/education/school-of-mri/courses-2019/mr-safety/
Email: office@esmrmb.org
Category: School of MRI
for physicians and MR technologists/radiographers


Number of Credits: An application will be made to the UEMS-EACCME for CME accreditation.
Credit Type: CME credits
Accreditation Authority: UEMS

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