MRI: PRIMARY PATHWAY
WORKING IN MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) procedures play an important role in diagnosing diseases and injuries. Although a radiologist reviews MRI results, as a technologist you’re responsible for obtaining the best images possible. Your patients might be in pain or distress, or they might feel claustrophobic. You’ll provide support while talking patients through the procedure and letting them know what to expect.
As an MRI technologist, you’ll work with radiologists to play an important role on the patient’s medical team. MRI is a rewarding field, and you’ll learn and grow as technology advances.
GET STARTED On Your Credential
Earning ARRT credentials can help you stand out among job candidates. To obtain certification and registration in MRI using the primary pathway, you must fulfill requirements in education, ethics, and examination. You’ll also have to complete the application process successfully.
To prepare, review these important MRI documents:
- Primary Discipline Handbook
- Didactic and Clinical Competency Requirements
- Content Specifications
- Task Inventory
The MRI credential can also be obtained through our postprimary pathway. To use this route you must meet a different set of requirements, one of which is to first be certified and registered in a supporting discipline.
Earning a credential from ARRT is a great way to advance your career. If you have questions along the way, we’re here to help. Take a look at our FAQs or call us at 651-687-0048, ext. 8560, for more information.