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MEIM412 Imaging Technology - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI technology and application to practice including hardware, pulse sequences, Fourier transforms, functional and parallel imaging, diffusion, contrast media, and spectroscopy.Image quality and image optimisation are also addressed.

Paper title Imaging Technology - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Paper code MEIM412
Subject Medical Imaging
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2019 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
Limited to: PGCertMI, PGDipMI
Includes a compulsory five-day on-campus block course in Christchurch.
Learning Outcomes

At completion students will be able to:

  1. Critically examine approaches for the selection of suitable imaging modalities as part of the patient's care pathway
  2. Demonstrate advanced understanding of anatomy for the selected anatomical systems and explain common pathologies and their risk factors and symptoms
  3. Evaluate the clinical course of a selected pathology and compared images from a choice of imaging modalities
  4. Illustrate an enhanced ability to analyse medical images logically, consider different diagnostic and management pathways with other clinicians and make informed decisions regarding patient care and personalised imaging
  5. Illustrate enhanced ability to communicate information, arguments and analyses effectively - orally and in writing - to a range of health care professionals
  6. Have a commitment to ongoing acquisition of new knowledge and new skills
  7. Display enhanced ability to apply specific skills in acquiring, organising, analysing, evaluating and presenting imaging and clinical information, in particular recognising increased prominence of digital-based activity

To be advised


Dr Alex McHaffie

Teaching staff

Dr Alex McHaffie

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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Not offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system