2014 - 2015 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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MRIT 1170 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Program or other Diagnostic Imaging Program.
Course Description: This course introduces the basic principles of Magnetic Resonance (MR) safety and the basic concepts of patient management. Educating patients and ancillary staff on magnet safety also is presented. (1 Lec.)


MRIT 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Special Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program or other Diagnostic Imaging program.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. (2 Lab.)


MRIT 1270 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Program or other Diagnostic Imaging Program.
Course Description: This course introduces the basic principles of Magnetic Resonance (MR) safety and the basic concepts of patient management. Educating patients and ancillary staff on magnet safety also is presented. (2 Lec.)


MRIT 2160 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Clinical - Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Program.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (6 Ext.)


MRIT 2262 (2 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at ECC

Clinical-Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (10 Ext.)


MRIT 2268 (2 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at ECC

Practicum (or Field Experience)-Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (20 Ext.)


MRIT 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Program.
Course Description: Magnetic resonance imaging. Focuses on the underlying scientific theory and practice leading to magnetic resonance imaging. Includes the concepts and scientific principles employed in magnetic resonance imaging techniques. Emphasis on principles of magnetism and interactions of living matter within magnetic fields. Learning Outcomes: Explain the safety hazards and the control of ferromagnetic materials near a magnetic resonance imager; describe the basic construction of magnetic resonance imaging devices; and relate various radiofrequency pulse sequences to their use in diagnostic imaging. Analyze the effect of a change in spin density, relaxation time, and phase coherence; and compare and contrast various radiofrequency pulse sequences used in magnetic resonance imaging. (3 Lec.)


MRIT 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Magnetic Resonance Equipment and Methodology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MRIT 2330.
Course Description: This course is a continuation of MRIT 2330 and provides the advanced principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to prepare students to enter the field of MRI Technology. (3 Lec.)


MRIT 2374 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Advanced Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: MRIT 2334.
Course Description: Operation of magnetic resonance imaging equipment. Focuses on routine protocols, image quality, and quality control of magnetic resonance imaging. Includes theory and application of magnetic resonance imaging equipment and the principles of patient imaging techniques utilizing the equipment. (3 Lec.)


MRIT 2460 (4 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
Offered at ECC

Clinical-Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (20 Ext.)


MRIT 2660 (6 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Clinical - Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MRIT 2160.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (32 Ext.)


MRIT 2661 (6 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Clinical - Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MRIT 2660.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (32 Ext.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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