RTE 264 MRI Advanced Procedures

This course will introduce the most advanced imaging procedures and technical developments in MRI today. Emphasis will be placed on the heart and thorax, MRA of the head and neck, DWI, PWI, MRS, fMRI, and breast imaging. The objectives of this course are to: 1. Identify and discuss arterial and venous flow in the human body. 2. List and describe the standard imaging planes and supplemental procedures, anatomy, and pathological conditions encountered in MRI of the heart, thorax, vessels of the head and neck, and breast tissue. 3. Discuss and demonstrate knowledge of flow phenomena, vascular imaging, contrast agents, and functional imaging techniques. 4. Identify anatomical features and gross pathology on selected MRI studies. The following lessons are included in this course: Heart and Thorax MRI, Head and Neck MRI, Breast MRI, DWI and PWI. These files are SCORM packages and can be easily uploaded to your Learning Management System (LMS), such as Blackboard or Desire2Learn. If you want to view or use the files without an LMS, download the files to your computer, extract (unzip) the file, open the extracted folder, and click to open the story.html file. The lesson will open in your browser window. If used on your LMS, the user will be given a score of complete or incomplete. This completion data is only available if used on an LMS. The SCORM packages are complete and not available for editing. If you would like to include additional information, consider adding the content before or after the booster on your LMS.
Primary Material Type:
Online Course Module
Other Material Types:
Pueblo Community College
Heart and Thorax MRI, Head and Neck MRI, Breast MRI, DWI and PWI, Arterial Flow, Venous Flow, Cardiac Imaging Planes, Saturation Bands, Time of Flight, MRA, MRV, Stroke, Diffusion Weighted Imaging, Perfusion Weighted Imaging, FOV, Contrast Media, Contrast Uptake, Fat Suppression

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Microburst Learning worked with instructors to create courses in an interactive, e-learning format associated with this grant.
Industry Sector:
Developmental Education
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Credit Type:
  • Credit
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
20 minutes to 1 hour per lesson
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
See uploaded file “Consortium of Healthcare Education Online (CHEO) RTE Course Development Process”.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
  • Other Rubric


Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Synchronized Text Track
  • Non Flickering Content

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.