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.



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.


This course has no prerequisite requirements.

Schedule / Registration

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

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