This course introduces the fundamental principles of MRI to prepare the student to perform clinical MRI examinations of the human body with special consideration to image production, quality control, terminology, basic procedural steps and MRI equipment and safety. The objectives of this course are to 1. Describe and apply the basic principles of MR instrumentation 2. Describe and apply the physics concepts utilized in MR examinations 3. Identify and apply imaging parameters to MRI scanning, and options for maintaining image quality 4. Demonstrate knowledge of MR image contrast 5. Demonstrate the use of MRI equipment and safety. The following lessons are included in this course: Instrumentation and Safety, Spatial Resolution, Gradients, Proton Animations, Electromagnets and MRI, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Signal and MRI Contrast, MRI In Practice, Image Weighting and Tissue Contrast. These files are SCORM packages and can be easily uploaded to your Learning Management System (LMS), such as Blackboard or Desire2Learn. If you want to view or use the files without an LMS, download the files to your computer, extract (unzip) the file, open the extracted folder, and click to open the story.html file. The lesson will open in your browser window. If used on your LMS, the user will be given a score of complete or incomplete. This completion data is only available if used on an LMS. The SCORM packages are complete and not available for editing. If you would like to include additional information, consider adding the content before or after the booster on your LMS.