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Safety of personnel and volunteers is the most important concern. Although MRI is generally considered the safest medical imaging modality, proper procedures must be followed. (see screening forms for males and females).

Safety and Orientation class is offered bimonthly by Dr. Chris Hanstock for regular users of the MR Centre. See bulletins below for upcoming classes, or for information.
Safety bulletins:
  • Please note that effective March 11, 2017, new screening form (and screening process), aligned with AHS procedures and policies, will be used at Peter S. Allen MR Research Centre.
    (posted by Peter [Peter Seres] @ 2017-03-10 16:40:59)
  • Dear users,please note that effective December 1, 2016, the nursing coverage is Mon-Fri 8am-4pm.
    (posted by Peter [Peter Seres] @ 2016-11-29 13:06:30)
  • Dear users,please note that effective November 1, 2016, the MR Technologist is available Mon-Fri 8am-4pm. They can be reached at 780-407-4297 or 780-407-1002.
    (posted by Peter [Peter Seres] @ 2016-11-04 12:34:02)

MRI safety videos

Original Siemens Safety Video (18 minutes)
New Siemens Safety Video (27 minutes)

More safety videos: IMRSER

Safety links:
ISMRM Safety links