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RAIT 416 Clinical Practicum II in MRI • V1-11 Cr.


Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advance certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Includes 40 hours per week for 1 - 11 weeks in an MRI department. Prerequisite: RAIT 316 Clinical Practicum in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and permission of instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • At the completion of the course, the student will have proven competence in a minimum of 50% of the required procedures. Competence in a required procedure includes evaluation of a student’s ability to:
  • ? Prepare supplies according to procedures
  • ? Monitor equipment following procedure and protocols.
  • ? Evaluate and interpret requisitions, and develop appropriate protocol to respond to physician’s order.
  • ? Prepare the patient for procedure, both physically and mentally.
  • ? Administer medications as directed
  • ? Perform patient assessment and monitoring before, during and after the procedure
  • ? Examine the elements of and accomplish follow-up patient care.
  • ? Process and evaluate images, and develop recommendations for procedure adjustment based on image quality
  • ? Identify anatomy based on image interpretation
  • ? Set radiographic technique based on specific conditions
  • ? Identify and label images created according to accepted practices
  • ? Analyze ethical issues relating to radiographic procedures and demonstrate ethical behavior and attitude in the clinical setting
  • ? Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients and co-workers
  • ? Assess the indications and contradictions for given MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) procedures based on specific case studies

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000