Course Catalog - Virtual Continuing Medical Education

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Course Information

Course: Bracco Learning Activities

Module: MR Registry Prep Series: MR Data Acquisition

Module Description:
Audience: MR Technologists
This video covers the basic concepts of MR data acquisition. It is designed for the technologist new to MR or for those preparing for the ARRT certification exam in MRI.

Learning Objectives
Following this video the viewer should be able to:
• Define the terms: Phase and Frequency
• Recognize the gradient functions in a pulse sequence diagram and describe the order in which they are performed
• Describe what is meant by “number of averages” or “NSA”
• Describe the differences between a 2DFT acquisition and a 3DFT acquisition
• Describe the various techniques utilized to reduce acquisition time

Author: Bracco Diagnostics Inc
About the author: The Bracco Group is a leader in the diagnostic imaging market with an integrated product offering. While Bracco is recognized internationally as a definitive market leader in its core business of contrast media, Bracco also markets other key diagnostic imaging resources that include advanced contrast media injection systems and advanced 3-D medical software.

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