New-Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Medical Radiation Technologists
practicing Magnetic Resonance Imaging

provide physicians with highly detailed diagnostic images of your body using a very strong magnetic field and radio waves from within the MRI machine. Their skill in the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is vital for providing the information that helps your physician or care provider know what is going on and make decisions for your care in the future.

New-Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
New-Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists

Specialized expertise, Compassionate care

MRTs practicing MRI have years of education and training required to provide you with quality care. They use the MRI technology, to effectively look at the soft tissues of the body — the brain, joints, muscles, tendons, and the vessels of the heart.  Using their extensive education in physics, anatomy, pathology, and safety, they use the MRI technology to get the best possible images for your diagnosis. Based on their expertise, the MRT will explain the test to you and will answer any questions you will have. They will precisely position your body and equipment for your scan based on the structures that the physician or care provider needs to see.

Using technology is not all these MRTs do. Just as importantly, MRTs will work with patients to ensure safety and comfort through these sometimes lengthy procedures. The MRT will complete a screening form with you prior to the MRI scan. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and the MRT will provide a detailed explanation of your scan. The MRT is also available to you during the full length of the exam. They are your primary contact to answer any questions you may have about your MRI or aftercare.

FAQs about
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

© 2023 Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)