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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate of Accomplishment

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The certificate in Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging formally prepares the Imaging Technologist to work in an MR Imaging lab. The didactic courses are designed to prepare the student to sit for the Advanced Certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The clinical practicum provides the student with the opportunity to develop the required competencies. Enrollment in the clinical practicum is not guaranteed and is dependent upon grades, site availability, and approval. A selective application process is utilized to align eligible students with the appropriate clinical site.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Demonstrate competency in performing a variety of MRI procedures
  • Identify pertinent anatomy on images in all of the various planes
  • Relate pertinent pathology to appropriate scan protocols
  • Evaluate MR images as related to the exam requested and the pertinent clinical information
  • Manipulate MR instrumentation to produce the desired image results.
  • Adjust MR image protocols as necessary.
  • Demonstrate communication skills that create a positive clinical environment for the patient.
  • Demonstrate proper application of safety standards in the clinical environment.

Eligibility Requirements

  • National certification in radiologic technology or nuclear medicine technology 
  • BIOL 241 and BIOL 242 or equivalent college-level courses with a grade point average of 2.0 or better.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For details about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit https://www.bellevuecollege.edu/legal/gedisclosure/magnetic-resonance-imaging.pdf

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