By the end of the program, technologists who attend the complete didactic segment will be able to use system features and perform basic to advanced procedures on the Signa OpenSpeed MR system.



COURSE LENGTH                 ACCREDITATION TYPE                                    CREDIT HOURS         COURSE ID

7 Days                                   CE, ASRT - Technologists/Allied Health            21 CE                          W0100MR


Phase One Agenda   

Day One:

  • Working Safely  
  • Getting Started  
  • Selecting Coils and Positioning the Patient  
  • Pre-scanning/Scanning  
  • Displaying Images  
  • Filming Images  
  • Managing Images  
  • Patient Scanning     

 Day Two:     

  •  Localizer PSDs SE and IR Pulse Sequences  
  • GRE/FGR Pulse Sequences  
  • FSE-XL, FSEIR and FRFSE Pulse Sequences  
  • 2D/3D FRFSE Pulse Sequences  
  • FLAIR Pulse Sequences 
  • PROPELLER T2 Pulse Sequence Patient Scanning   

 Day Three:   

  • Improving Image Quality with Imaging Options  
  • TOF MRA Pulse Sequences  
  • Creating Vascular Projections with IVI  Patient Scanning    

 Day Four:   

  • Reformatting  
  • Post-processing with Basic Applications  
  • Gating and Triggering Set-up  Patient Scanning  
  • Post Training Documentation     

 Phase Two Agenda    

Day One:   

  • Imaging with Line-Scan and SE EPI Diffusion  
  • Imaging with Multi-Shot EPI Pulse Sequences  
  • Analyzing Images with FuncTool  Patient Scanning      

 Day Two:    

  • Imaging with SmartPrep/SmartStep & TRICKS  
  • Imaging with 2D/3D Fiesta and Fiesta-LC  
  • Imaging with Fat / Water Separation  Patient Scanning      

 Day Three:    

  • Imaging with Cine and FastCine Pulse Sequences 
  • Imaging with FastCard Pulse Sequences  
  • Phase Contrast MRA Pulse Sequences  
  • Analyzing Phase Contrast Sequences  
  • Imaging with Gated TOF MRA Pulse Sequences  
  • Patient Scanning Post Training Documentation

Target Audience

This course is designed for MR Technologists who operate the Signa OpenSpeed MR system.


This course has no prerequisite requirements.

Schedule / Registration

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

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