What to Expect
The Magnetic Resonance 2nd Discipline Program provides the opportunity to study MRI without disrupting your busy life. All courses are delivered online with the exception of the 16 week clinical practicum. The clinical practicum is required once all didactic courses are completed.
The learning outcomes and program goals are aligned with the 2014 CAMRT Competency Profile. Upon successful completion of the MRI program the graduate is eligible to challenge the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) entry-to-practice certification examination to become a certified Magnetic Resonance technologist. In order to practice as a Medical Radiologic Technologist in the discipline of MRI in the province of Alberta, technologists are required to be registered with the Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists (ACMDTT) to obtain a license to practice.
Overall Program Goals
These program goals are aligned with CAMRT 2014 National Occupational Competency Profile.
1. Practice in accordance with legislation, regulation, professional expectations, and ethical guidelines of the ACMDTT and CAMRT
2. Practice safety protocols and guidelines
3. Operate current MRI equipment and follow quality control protocols
4. Utilize current and appropriate MRI scanning techniques
5. Acquire and evaluate MRI Images for diagnostic purposes
6. Administer compassionate, safe and quality healthcare to a diverse population
7. Practice effective communication & critical thinking skills