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ERASMUS Course on
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

6 - 10 October 2014

EMRI

Basic MRI Physics

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
CIBER-BBN
Spain


General Information

Location

ETSI Telecomunicación. Avenida Complutense 30. Madrid (Spain). Building 'C', ground floor.

How to come

See map

Course Objectives

This one-week module is part of the ERASMUS Course on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). It aims at providing the diagnostic imaging professional with a sound understanding of the basic physical principles underlying MRI. No previous knowledge of MR principles is assumed. The course format includes formal lectures and computer aided teaching, self-evaluation and self-teaching sessions.

Organizers

Contact

Faculty

Language

The official course language is English.

Certificate

A certificate will be awarded to the successful candidates.

The 'Erasmus course Basic MRI Physics' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.

The 'Erasmus course Basic MRI Physics' is designated for up to 23 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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Programme


Monday
6 Oct.
Tuesday
7 Oct.
Wednesday
8 Oct.
Thursday
9 Oct.
Friday
10 Oct.
9:00 Registration Basic SE Imaging
S. Sawiak, Cambridge
Basic GE Imaging
Y. Fierens, Brussels
Flow effects and angiography
C. Santa-Marta, Madrid
MR Spectroscopy
S. Nicholas, Dundee
9:30 Welcome
A. Santos, Madrid
10:00 Background physics and mathematics
Y. Fierens, Brussels
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Coffee
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Coffee
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Coffee
Examination and course evaluation
10:45 Basic NMR
Y. Fierens, Brussels
SE Imaging in practice
S. Sawiak, Cambridge
GE Imaging in practice
Y. Fierens, Brussels
Diffusion & perfusion
S. Sawiak, Cambridge
Coffee
11:45 Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Certificates & Farewell
12:15 Lunch Break
Coffee
Lunch Break
Coffee
Lunch Break
Coffee
Lunch Break
Coffee

13:15 Imaging encoding
Y. Fierens, Brussels
Relaxation times and contrast
S. Gandy, Dundee
Fast and ultra-fast imaging
C. Santa-Marta, Madrid
Cardiovascular imaging
S. Gandy, Dundee

14:15 Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Coffee
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Coffee
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Coffee
Self Evaluation
Self Teaching
Coffee

15:00 Instrumentation and site-planning
S. Nicholas, Dundee
Safety and quality assessment
S. Gandy, Dundee
Artifacts
S. Nicholas, Dundee


16:00 Self Evaluation
Self Teaching

Self Evaluation
Self Teaching


17:00 Welcome drink Visit to MRI facility
M.J. Ledesma-Carbayo, Madrid



20:30

Social Dinner


Fees and Registration

Fill the registration form on the organization web site

Fee including course materials, lunches, coffee breaks and social dinner: 600 € full fee, reduced to 400 € for certified students. To qualify for the reduced fee a letter by the Head of Department has to be sent to Eva Rojas by email <erojas at die.upm.es> or fax +34 91 336 7323.

Payment in Euros should be made payable to account:

Account owner: Fundetel. 

Bank: Bankia (Branch # 1842. Address: Alfredo Marquerie 23. E-28034 Madrid. Spain)
IBAN :ES38 2038 1842 6060 0023 0921
SWFIT: CAHM ESMMXXX
Ref: EMRI-14 [your name]

The reservation is not confirmed until the payment is received.

Deadline for payment: 19 October 2014.

Special food must be requested in advance.




Accomodation

Some rooms have been reserved in Hotel Tyrol, which is located near the city center and it is approximately 15 minutes by bus to the course location.
Hotel Tyrol is located in Marqués de Urquijo 4 (See Map), tel. (+34) 91 548 1900, fax (+34) 91 541 3958.
Bed and breakfast (buffet) is 83 € (including taxes) per night requesting “Tarifa FUNDETEL”.

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