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MRI 200 - Professional Prospectus

Credits: 1
Contact Hours: 1
Prerequisites: BI 121 and BI 122

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: This course serves to orient the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) student to the profession of medical imaging. Students will explore the integration of MRI within the encompassing healthcare system with emphasis on the inter-relating roles of the various health care professionals. The evolution of MRI as a professional will be investigated with students classifying various organizations and agencies that drive the development and continuing education of MRI technologist’s role and responsibility. Discussion will surround such topics as educational requirements, program accreditation, professional credentialing, and continuing education. The course concludes with exploration and discussion surrounding potential legal and ethical implications associated with providing healthcare services. Effective and appropriate communication methods and processes as a means to provide exceptional patient care and reduce risk are emphasized. With the MRI - focused content, and updated professional requirements offered, technologists registered in other imaging modalities should find value in this course.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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