By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to: 

  • Define the basic concepts and terminology relating to diffusion weighted imaging.
  • Describe the amount of motion in tissue that affects the diffusion as given by the Apparent Diffusion Coefficient (ADC) of tissue.
  • Identify the diffusion acquisitions that are utilized in diffusion weighted imaging.
  • Review the concepts of B value vs. contrast utilized in DWI.
  • Discuss methods used in diffusion weighted imaging to decrease artifact effects on the image.
  • Review the advantages of utilizing DWI in various clinical applications.





There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target Audience

The target audience is MR technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program.