MR Safety programs are not only an important practice to protect patients and staff, but are now required by some accreditation programs. Often, the responsibility for MR safety programs is that of the lead interpreting radiologist and/or the qualified medical physicist with support from technologists and administrators. The purpose of this session is to cover approaches to development and maintenance of a MR safety program from a radiologist, medical physicist, and an assistant director of imaging services, each with unique experiences establishing MR Safety programs.
Discuss the need and components of a MR safety program.
Describe three different facilities have implemented MR safety programs in their clinical environments.
Identify the various accreditation program requirements related to MR safety.