By the end of the program Technologists should be able to operate new features and perform basic to intermediate clinical applications on the Signa Vibrant 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 (Option)

Day Three:

  • Parallel Imaging (PSD Dependent)
  • Imaging with the LAVA/LAVA-XV Application (Option)
  • 2D/3D TOF MRA Pulse Sequences
  • Imaging with 3D COSMIC (Option)
  • Imaging with IDEAL (Option)
  • Post Processing
  • Patient Scanning

Day Four:

  • Improving Image Quality with Imaging Options & Image Enhance
  • Cartigram (Option)
  • Imaging with 2D MERGE
  • Basic Gating and Triggering Set-up
  • Patient Scanning
  • Post Training Documentation

Week Two Agenda

Day One - Breast & Body Imaging:

  • Breast Imaging with VIBRANT
  • Breast and Body Imaging with IDEAL (Option)
  • Breast Evaluation with BREASE
  • Imaging with the LAVA /LAVA XV (Option) Application Review
  • 2D/3D Dual Echo GRE Review (Option)
  • SSFSE and 2D/3DRFSE Review (MRCP)

Day Two - Neuro Imaging:

  • Echo Planar Pulse Sequences
  • Analyzing EPI Images with FuncTool Performance
  • 3D Cube with ARC (Option)
  • 3D BRAVO
  • FMRI with BrainWave RT (Option)
  • FMRI Image Analysis with Brainwave PA (Option)
  • 2D/3D Spectroscopy Sequences (Option)

Day Three - Vascular Imaging:

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

Day Four - Cardiac Imaging:

  • Spin Echo and FastCine/FastCARD Pulse Sequences
  • Double/ Triple-IR Cardiac Pulse Sequences
  • 3D Navigator Pulses (Option)
  • Cardiac Imaging with MR ECHO (Option)
  • 2D/3D Cardiac Viability Imaging (Option)
  • Spiral Pulse Sequence (Option)
  • FGRET Pulse Sequence (Option)
  • Performing Cardiac Analysis with ReportCARD (Option)
  • Post Training Documentation

Target Audience

This course is designed for MR Technologists who operate the Signa Vibrant 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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