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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. Prerequisites: RAIT 316 and permission of the Program Chair.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

Students 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 meet the outcomes listed below.
  • 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