Overview

By the end of the program Technologists should be able to operate new features and perform basic to intermediate clinical applications on the Signa HDxt 1.5T system.

 

Details:

COURSE LENGTH                               ACCREDITATION TYPE                                  CREDIT HOURS          COURSE ID
8 Onsite Days / 10 TVA Hours          CE, ASRT - Technologists/Allied Health          25.5 CE                        W0109MR

 

Week One Agenda

Day One:

  • Working Safely
  • System Hardware Overview
  • HIPAA Login Overview
  • Selecting Coils and Positioning the Patient
  • Scanning /Protocol Management and Workflow
  • Pre-scanning
  • Displaying Images
  • Filming Images
  • Managing Images
  • Patient Scanning

Day Two:

  • Localizer PSDs
  • SE and IR Pulse Sequences
  • 2D/3D GRE and FGRE Pulse Sequences
  • 2D/3D FSE-XL Pulse Sequences
  • 2D/3D FRFSE-XL Pulse Sequences
  • SSFSE-XL Pulse Sequences
  • FLAIR Pulse Sequences
  • PROPELLER Pulse Sequences

Day Three (Introduction to Clinical Applications):

  • Parallel Imaging with ASSET, GEM and ARC
  • Imaging with the LAVA-XV Application
  • 2D/3D Dual Echo GRE Pulse Sequences
  • IDEAL Pulse Sequence (Option)
  • 2D/3D TOF MRA Pulse Sequences
  • Imaging with 3D COSMIC and 2D MERGE
  • Post Processing
  • Patient Scanning

 Day Four:

  • Improving Image Quality with Imaging Options & Image Enhance
  • Cartilage Evaluation with CartiGram T2 Mapping
  • Imaging Real-time with iDrive
  • Basic Gating and Triggering
  • Patient Scanning
  • Post Training Documentation

Week Two Agenda

Day One (Vascular Imaging):

  • SmartPrep/Step and FluoroTriggering
  • Vascular Imaging with TRICKS /ASSET
  • Vascular Imaging with SwiFT (Option)
  • Vascular Imaging with Non Contrast MRA Pulse Sequences
  • Phase Contrast MRA Pulse Sequences
  • Analyzing Images with ReportCARD, MIROI or MASS
  • Patient Scanning

Day Two (Cardiac Imaging):

  • Spin Echo and FastCine Cardiac Pulse Sequences
  • Double/ Triple-IR Cardiac Pulse Sequences
  • 2D/3D FIESTA Cardiac Pulse Sequences
  • Cardiac Imaging with MR ECHO (Option)
  • Performing Cardiac Analysis with ReportCARD or MASS

Day Three (Neuro Imaging):

  • Echo Planar Pulse Sequences
  • Analyzing Images with FuncTool Performance
  • BrainSTAT
  • 3D BRAVO
  • FMRI with BrainWave RT and BrainWave PA (Option)
  • 3D Cube with ARC (Option)
  • 2D/3D Spectroscopy Sequences (Option)
  • Neuro Imaging with IDEAL (Option)

 Day Four (Body Imaging):

  • Breast Imaging with VIBRANT-XV (Option)
  • Breast Evaluation with BREASE (Option)
  • Body & Breast Imaging with IDEAL (Option)
  • 2D/3D FIESTA and 3D FIESTA-C Pulse Sequences
  • Imaging with the LAVA-XV Application Review
  • 2D/3D Dual Echo GRE Review
  • SSFSE and 2D/3DRFSE Review
  • Post Training Documentation

Target Audience

This course is designed for MR Technologists who operate the Signa HDxt 1.5T system.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisite requirements.

Schedule / Registration

Please contact your GE Healthcare Representative for pricing and scheduling information.


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