Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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To help you maximise your examination proficiency as well as consolidate theoretical understandings of the latest magnetic resonance imaging systems, the Siemens Life Education Centre is pleased to offer you a selection of accredited courses geared towards streamlining workflows, and helping you get further with your diagnostic scans.

From understanding the application of sequences to effective post-processing of data, these classes come fully equipped with our latest software and workstations to provide you with the optimal learning experience. Small class numbers will guarantee you a personalised experience and hands-on time with the applications that matter to you. 

*Register and pay 4 weeks in advance of the course start date to receive our Early Bird rate!


MR Advanced Neuroimaging Methods with a Clinical Focus

The objective of this three day course is to give the participant a comprehensive knowledge of the physical and practical principles of Advanced Neuroimaging Methods with MRI, and is suitable for both MRI Technologists and Radiologists. 
Clinical components and image review sessions will provide the participant with further insight into and a better understanding of advanced neuroimaging MR applications and their relevance to clinical practice.

Course Presenter
Professor Todd Parrish, PhD is the Director of the Northwestern University Neuroimaging Research Laboratory in Chicago, where he holds appointments in the Radiology and Biomedical Engineering departments.
Professor Parrish has over 22 year of neuroimaging research experience. He is also a founding member of the Northwestern Cognitive Brain Mapping Group (CBMG) – a team dedicated to investigate brain imaging research. Professor Parrish has contributed to more than one hundred medical publications and is also reviewer for a number of key medical journals which include Neuroimage, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and American Journal of Neuroradiology. 

Duration
3 days 

<< 45 ASMIRT CPD Point Credits >>

Cost
Early Bird Rate*  AUD $2,723 (inc. GST)
Standard Rate      AUD $3,300  (inc. GST)  


Cardiac MR

This 3 day course introduces Cardiac MR to both the first time user and those with previous experience in Cardiac MR. Through the use of presentations, demonstrations and practical exercises on the simulator, the participant will learn the basic principles and workflow for cardiac examinations. They will be able to select appropriate sequences for the clinical indication and modify the sequence for particular patient conditions.
Basic post processing may be included using Argus or syngo.via.

Duration
3 days

<< 45 ASMIRT CPD Point Credits >>

Cost
Early Bird Rate*  AUD $1,196 (inc. GST)
Standard Rate      AUD $1,495 (inc. GST)


Advanced syngo MR

This two day course is designed for the syngo MR radiographer and will focus on MAGNETOM 1.5T and 3T MR systems. Through the use of demonstrations, lectures and hands-on exercises using simulation consoles, participants will learn about sequences, parameter manipulation, iPAT, applications tips for improving image quality and specific clinical applications.
Pre-requisites: 
Participants must be experienced on a Siemens syngo MR system and have had exposure to syngo MR software in order to benefit from this class and take part in the hands on exercises. 

Duration
2 days

<< 30 ASMIRT CPD Points >>

Cost
Early Bird Rate*  AUD $1,196 (inc. GST)
Standard Rate      AUD $1,495 (inc. GST)


Essential MR Safety - with Dr. Donald McRobbie, author of "MRI from Picture to Proton"

This one day course covers all the essentials of clinical MR safety including, magnet safety, bio-effects, pregnancy, occupational exposure, safety standards and scanning passive and active implants.
Led by world renowned MR educator and MR safety expert, Dr. Donald McRobbie, registrants will have the opportunity to acquire the knowledge base necessary for their clinical practice and as a foundation for the role of MR Safety Officer. Interactive sessions will illustrate the use of MR conditions, the safe design of MR suites and the institutional governance of MR safety.
The course is suitable for all radiographers, radiologists, physicists, engineers and researchers with an interest in MR safety.  

 Duration
1 day

<< 15 ASMIRT CPD Points >>

Cost
For classes held in AUSTRALIA
Early Bird Rate*   AUD $316 (inc GST)
Standard Rate       AUD $395 (inc GST)

For classes held in NEW ZEALAND
Early Bird Rate*   NZD $336 (inc GST)
Standard Rate       NZD $420 (inc GST)

Agenda 2.5 MB


Essential MR Physics - with Dr. Donald McRobbie, author of "MRI from Picture to Proton"

Aimed at users of Siemens MR equipment, this two day course will guide registrants through the complexities of MR physics, covering all the essential aspects required to enhance their understanding of clinical applications. Topics covered include basic and advanced image formation, k-space and its applications, artifact avoidance, image optimization, fundamental physics, basic and advanced pulse sequences, MR hardware developments and MR safety.
Led by world renowned MR educator and author, Dr. Donald McRobbie, participants will gain insight into the essence of MR technology through intuitive teaching, workshops and hands-on sessions using MR console simulators.

Participants will receive a signed copy of "MRI from Picture to Proton" when they attend the class!! 

Duration
2 days

<< 30 ASMIRT CPD Points >>

Cost
For classes held in AUSTRALIA
Early Bird Rate*  AUD $1,196 (inc. GST)
Standard Rate      AUD $1,495 (inc. GST)

For classes held in NEW ZEALAND
Early Bird Rate*  NZD $1,276 (inc. GST)
Standard Rate      NZD $1,595 (Inc. GST)

Agenda 2.5 MB  


MR Prostate

This one-day course is designed to provide participants with in- depth knowledge of the requirements for good, reliable prostate imaging. This course is delivered through presentations and group collaboration on a MRI simulator. 

Duration:
1 day 

<< 15 ASMIRT CPD Points >> 

Cost:
For classes held in AUSTRALIA
Early Bird Rate*   AUD $316 (inc GST)
Standard Rate       AUD $395 (inc GST)

For classes held in NEW ZEALAND
Early Bird Rate*  NZD $336 (inc GST)
Standard Rate      NZD $420 (inc GST)

Agenda 0.1 MB


MR Breast

This one day course is designed to provide users with a solid grounding in performing and improving breast MR. This course is delivered through a range of presentations which cover basic anatomy, pathology and MR imaging techniques.
This course also contains detailed information on how to best optimise protocols for the assessment of lesions as well as the various techniques to optimise breast implant integrity. Biopsy techniques and fat sat optimisation is also covered.

Duration
1 day

<< 15 ASMIRT CPD points >>

Cost
Early Bird Rate*  AUD $316 (inc GST)
Standard Rate      AUD $395 (inc GST)

Agenda 2.5 MB  


MR Essentials

This two day course caters to the participant who may be new to MRI or more experienced but new to the Siemens platform. It will focus on MAGNETOM 1.5T and 3T MR Systems.
Through the use of demonstrations, lectures and hands-on exercises using simulation consoles, participants will learn about the basic principles of physics, MRI safety, basic scanner hardware and software, image formation, sequences parameters, parallel imaging as well as tips and tricks for improving image quality.

Duration
2 days

<< 30 ASMIRT CPD Points >>

Cost
Early Bird Rate*  AUD $1,196 (inc. GST)
Standard Rate      AUD $1,495 (inc. GST)

Agenda 2.5 MB