Terms and Definitions
a. Static Magnetic Field (Tesla)
b. Spatial Gradient Field (gauss/cm)
c. Maximum MR system reported, whole body averaged specific absorption rate (SAR) of 2-W/kg for 15 minutes of MR scanning in a static magnetic field strength of __) (model__) MR system manufacturer)(software version___)
Research MRI scanner operator is an individual who is an employee of the Medical College of Wisconsin, has completed the MRI safety training and is specially trained in the operation of one or more of the MRI scanners. There are two levels of scanner operators:
- Individuals who are allowed to operate the scanner for phantom and / or animal studies
- Individuals who are allowed to operate the scanner for human research subjects studies
Individuals who are allowed to operate the scanner for human research participant studies must have current documentation as to valid Red Cross or equivalent basic life support cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training.