Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologists are highly skilled radiologic professionals utilizing specialized computer systems, radio frequencies, and a strong magnetic field to create images of cross-sectional anatomy for radiologists' interpretation.
The MRI technologist functions in multiple areas including issues surrounding magnet safety, performing imaging procedures, monitoring patient comfort, ensuring quality assurance, and communicating and consulting with radiologists.
The mission of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is to develop clinically competent Magnetic Resonance Imaging technologists through comprehensive clinical and didactic education, providing the skills necessary for career advancement and professional growth.
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging program faculty set high standards for students and continually monitors student progress and success, as well as program effectiveness
Program effectiveness data (PED) can also be viewed on the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) website.
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). For more information, contact JRCERT at:
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