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Research MRI Safety

The following online training course will provide employees information about the safe delivery of care in the magnetic resonance (MR) environment. MRI safety training is required for all faculty, staff and students who will work around and inside the MRI magnet rooms or will need access to the area. Employees will be informed of the potential hazards in the MR environment, MRI signage, importance of maintaining a safe and secure environment, and how to respond in an emergency situation.

Additional information about MR safety can be found online at For questions, please contact Amber Leinwand, Radiology (CB # 7515) at 919-843-8719.

Modules: click on Introduction to begin or use the links below to navigate to specific sections and pages.

Introduction Who is This Training For?
Overview of Topics
Safety Training Schedule
MRI Screening Form
MRI Screening Form: Detail
Potential Dangers of MRI Safety Background
Potential Projectiles
Large Objects
Remember, the Magnet is ALWAYS On!
Patient Screening
Patient Screening, cont.
Ultra High-Field MRI 7T MRI Safety Concerns
Safety Signage Look for the Warning Signs!
Importance of Proper Safety Why is it so Important?
Regulating Those Around You Keep the MR Control Area Safe
Emergency Situations
Safety Training Summary

After Completion: remember that you must take and pass the post test in order to receive credit for this training.