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CA in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Basic Level

Attachment Duration

2 - 4 weeks

Criteria

Only for practising and/or registered radiographers using MRI (beginners may also apply)
Note: Each request is subject to Department's review and approval

Objectives

To provide participants with the specialised knowledge on core competency skills in performing high quality MRI scans.

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the essentials to produce high quality diagnostic MRI scans
  • Recognise commonly encountered pathologies in MRI scans
  • Recognise image artefacts that may affect radiological diagnosis
  • Understand the basic physics involved in MRI
  • Understand the basic protocols for the various clinical indications
  • Appreciate the importance of patient communication skills
  • Describe MRI safety procedures and precautions
  • Observe non-imaging procedures relating to MRI, e.g. Contrast agent preparation, venepuncture, recognise vital signs and CPR in the MRI environment

Outline

  • Basic MRI concepts and applications
  • Basic MRI imaging procedures
  • MR sectional anatomy and basic pattern recognition
  • Basic Quality assurance tests
  • Basic MRI physics
  • Practicum

Methodology

  • Observation
  • Tutorials
  • Discussion
  • Demonstration of supervised tasks
  • Reading assignment
  • Learner report of learning

Attachment Fees
1. Training Fee for Observational Attachment (5-day work week)

At least SGD $642* per applicant per week

For enquiries, please email carlyn.wee.g.p@sgh.com.sg


2. Administrative Fee Upon Acceptance (non-refundable)

Singaporeans: SGD $128.40*

Non-Singaporeans & Overseas Applicants: SGD $214*


3. Miscellaneous Fees for Overseas Applicants (Non-Singaporeans) [non-refundable]

a. Training Employment Pass (TEP)

  • One time application fee: SGD $105
  • Issuance Fee: SGD $225

b. Multiple Journey visa (if applicable): SGD $30

* Inclusive of 7% GST