About this Program

This program will provide an overview of the MR Safety for those individuals not working in the MRI environment.  According to the ACR Guidance Document on MR Safe Practices: 2013, non-MR personnel will be the terminology used to refer to any individual or group who has not within the previous 12 months undergone the designated formal training in MR safety issues defined by the MR safety director of that installation.  This program will provide you with the basic understanding of the MRI environment and is appropriate for MR Safety for Non-MRI Personnel. 


  • Why MRI Safety Education is Important?
  • Type of MR Systems
  • MR Personnel
    • MR Medical Director
    • Facility Administration
    • MR Safety officer (MRSO)
    • MR Personnel:  Level 1
    • MR Personnel:  Level 2
    • Non-MR Personnel
    • Importance of understanding Zones
      • Zone 1
      • Zone II
      • Zone III
      • Zone IV
      • Personnel responsibility

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this program, participants will:

  • Understand the terminology used to identify MR safety personnel responsibility in the MR environment.
  • Review the MR Safety standards that are required for all personnel working in the MRI environment.
  • Identify the differences between the MR safety Zones and their configuration in the MR suite. 

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.”



Program Faculty

Meet your presenter(s)

Kristan Harrington

Kristan Harrington


Kristan Harrington has been an educator specializing in MRI since 1998. She worked as an educator with Philips Healthcare for almost 12 years. She held a full time faculty appointment at Emory University School of Medicine leading the MRI Bachelor's Degree Program. Kristan is the Senior Associate with William Faulkner & Associates providing both MRI educational and consulting services. She speaks at conferences nationally for many vendors including, MTMI, NWIF, Siemens, Philips, Bracco and Medtronic. Kristan is also developing bachelor degree programs in MRI for universities who are moving in that direction. Kristan earned her Associate's degree in Radiology Technology in 1996 and her Bachelor's Degree in Medical Science Education, with honors from Emory University in 1997. She then received her Master's in Business Administration in 2010. MTMI is proud to have Kristan share her knowledge with our students.


Accredited training programs

ASRT Category A Credit Information

ASRT Category A

This program provides 0.25 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.