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Course Overview

The obstetrical applications of magnetic resonance imaging have increased in recent years owing to advances in safety and technology. MRI is now available for the evaluation of a fetus after the detection or suspicion of abnormalities by another imaging method. Early prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormalities or malformations influences parental counseling, pregnancy management, and neonatal treatment. MRI during pregnancy is safe for the mother and fetus, and it offers many advantages over other imaging methods. Although ultrasound remains the primary imaging tool for prenatal evaluations, MRI is an important complementary tool for the assessment of many organ systems because it can confirm suspected anomalies or detect abnormalities not visualized by ultrasound. MRI can also differentiate between isolated anomalies and those that exist as part of a more complex syndrome.

About the Course Author

Dr. Gibson is a pharmacist and medical writer and editor. She trained as a hospital pharmacist specializing in internal medicine and acute care. She is also the author of clinical textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and continuing education programs for the medical community, and she is a leading contributor to award-winning healthcare blogs and websites.

Jennifer L. Gibson, PharmD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

  • Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Medical Radiation Technologists

    1.00HOURS

    Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Medical Radiation Technologists (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Radiation technologists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RAD11
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-11-02
  • Learning Objectives:

    Discuss the safety of MRI performed during the prenatal period; Identify advantages and limitations of fetal MRI compared with other imaging modalities used in the prenatal period; List indications for fetal MRI examinations
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Radiologic Technologists.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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