About this Program

This program will provide an overview of MR Imaging with a more in-depth focus on spatial encoding and data collection. This program will help the learner gain a better understanding of the MR techniques necessary to obtain a high quality MR image. 


MR Imaging Overview

Instrumentation systems used in MRI





Spacial encoding

Data Collection

MRI Techniques for better images

Artifact recognition and prevention

How it Works:

  • Your On Demand CE activity that you purchased will be located in your “My Account” section once you log into the MTMI Website.
  • You have three attempts to pass each quiz.
  • You must earn a score of 75 % or higher.
  • Credit is recorded the day you submit and pass the quiz and is determined using Central time.
  • You have 30 days to complete and pass the quiz.
  • Once passed, access your MTMI “My Account” to print your “Certificate of Completion.”

Educational Objectives

    At the completion of this program, participants will:

    • Obtain an overview of MR Imaging
    • Describe the various instrumentation systems used in MRI
    • Identify the purpose of MRI instrumentation including gradients, radiofrequency, magnet and coils.
    • Recognize artifacts seen on MRI images
    • Discuss Spacial Encoding and spacial frequency
    • Discuss cause and prevention of artifacts
    • Obtain techniques for better images

                Program Faculty

                Meet your presenter(s)

                Barry Southers

                Barry Southers

                M.Ed, RT(R)(MR)

                Professor/Faculty Instructor/Director
                MRI Section - AMIT Program
                College of Allied Health Sciences
                University of Cincinnati
                Cincinnati, OH


                Accredited training programs

                ASRT Category A Credit Information

                ASRT Category A

                This program provides 1.75 hour(s) of Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists approved by ASRT and recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states.  Category A credit is also recognized for CE credit in Canada.  You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.