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14 Aug 20. PET-MR principles & applications

PET-MR principles & applications certificate programme: deadline approaching to apply for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Application deadline:

28th August 2020

Apply here:

PET-MR Principles & Applications (Online Learning) PgCert (ICL)

Programme start date: 14th September 2020
Venue:

Online by distance learning at the University of Edinburgh

Background information:

www.petmrcert.ed.ac.uk

 

PET brain scan in patients ranging from normal to severe Alzheimer's dementia.
Aims:
  • to provide an understanding of PET-MR imaging theory, techniques, analysis & applications
  • to develop research planning & designing skills, incorporating PET-MR imaging
  • to enable interpretation & analysis of relevant PET-MR imaging data
  • to relate PET-MR imaging research to clinical applications

 

Learning outcomes:
  • Demonstrate subject specific knowledge & understanding in both PET & MR individually, as well as in the unique situations which arise from combining the two techniques into a single imaging unit
  • Develop subject specific knowledge, encompassing a number of specialist areas such as:
    • Technical & physical principles
    • Applications in disease
    • Practicalities relating to health, regulations & safety
  • State & apply the practical health, regulation & safety issues pertaining to PET, MR & the combined techniques
  • Communicate the principles & applications of PET-MR imaging to other operators & users, e.g. radiographers, researchers & clinicians, to ensure optimum study design & use of the technology
  • Explain & justify the PET-MR patient pathway by integrating practical knowledge around patient management with constraints determined by the imaging technique
  • Critically appraise current & recommend future applications of PET-MR, both in research & clinically

 

 

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