• 2022 Fall MRI Mini Conference (Online Webinar)

Online and phone registrations for live events close 1 hour before the event start time, which is in Central Standard Time (CST). Please give us a call at 1-800-239-1361 for all online registrations placed for webinars that will take place the same day in order to ensure you get your link to view the course.

2021 Fall MRI Mini Conference  

Instructor: Stephen Powers, BS, RT(R)(MR)(CT) 

6 hours Category A CE


Course Outline



  1. Safety 

  • Attractive force: It’s not the Inverse Square law 

  • SAR vs. B+rms 

  • W/Kg: The Big and the Small of it.  

  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) 


  2. Gadolinium: 

  • What is Gadolinium 

  • How does Gadolinium work (PEDI)? 

  • Ligands and Chelating 

  • De-Chelation and retained Gadolinium 

  • eGFR factors and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) 


  1. Image Contrast: 

  • Defining TR, TE and ETL 

  • How do scan factors: TR, TE and ETL affect image contrast? 

  • The Image Contrast and Image Quality Triangles 

  • 1.5T vs. 3T imaging 


  2. Geometric Scan Factors: 

  • Scan Matrix (Phase and Frequency) 

  • Slice thickness 

  • Field of View 

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This program provides AHRA Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.
Stephen Powers , BSRT, RT(R)(CT)(MR)

Stephen J. Powers, BSRT, RT(R)(MR)(CT) has over 40 years of imaging experience in Radiology, CT, Special procedures with 30 years in MRI. He started in MRI in 1990, and has worked on a variety of systems from .5T to 3T in community and teaching hospitals and is a former MR Applications Specialist for GE Medical Systems. Stephen has been teaching for AHEC for several years and has also been a speaker for various local, state and national societies including the SMRT, NESRT and MSRT. He is a requested speaker in both MR registry review and MR diagnostic courses nationwide. Stephen is currently a Staff Technologists at South Coast Hospital Group in Southeastern Mass. He is soon to be a published author of two books: MRI Physics: Tech to Tech explanations and MRI Registry Review: Tech to Tech Questions and Answers.

2022 Fall MRI Mini Conference (Online Webinar)

  • Course ID: 2022FMRI-WEB-6119-100
  • Event Location: Online Course
  • Credit: 6 Category A Credits
  • Date: 09/10/2022 09:00 am - 09/10/2022 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Stephen Powers , BSRT, RT(R)(CT)(MR)
  • $79.00
  • $69.00