By the end of the program Radiologists should be able to operate and perform basic to intermediate clinical applications on the Signa HDxt 3.0T system.

Course content:

  • Working Safely
  • System Hardware Overview
  • HIPAA Login Overview
  • Selecting Coils and Positioning the Patient
  • Scanning /Protocol Management and Workflow
  • Pre-scanning
  • Displaying Images
  • Filming Images
  • Managing Images
  • Localizer PSDs
  • SE and IR Pulse Sequences
  • 2D/3D GRE and FGRE Pulse Sequences
  • 2D/3D FSE-XL Pulse Sequences
  • 2D/3D FRFSE-XL Pulse Sequences
  • SSFSE-XL Pulse Sequences
  • FLAIR Pulse Sequences
  • PROPELLER Pulse Sequences
  • Parallel Imaging with ASSET, GEM and ARC
  • Imaging with the LAVA-XV Application
  • 2D/3D Dual Echo GRE Pulse Sequences
  • IDEAL Pulse Sequence (Option)
  • 2D/3D TOF MRA Pulse Sequences
  • Imaging with 3D COSMIC and 2D MERGE
  • Post Processing
  • Improving Image Quality with Imaging Options & Image Enhance
  • Basic Gating and Triggering
  • SmartPrep/Step and FluoroTriggering
  • Vascular Imaging with TRICKS /ASSET
  • Vascular Imaging with SwiFT (Option)
  • Vascular Imaging with Non Contrast MRA Pulse Sequences
  • Phase Contrast MRA Pulse Sequences
  • Echo Planar Pulse Sequences
  • Analyzing Images with FuncTool Performance
  • 3D BRAVO
  • 3D Cube with ARC (Option)
  • 2D/3D Spectroscopy Sequences (Option)
  • Neuro Imaging with IDEAL (Option)
  • Breast Imaging with VIBRANT-XV (Option)
  • Breast Evaluation with BREASE (Option)
  • Body & Breast Imaging with IDEAL (Option)
  • 2D/3D FIESTA and 3D FIESTA-C Pulse Sequences
  • Imaging with the LAVA-XV Application Review
  • 2D/3D Dual Echo GRE Review
  • SSFSE and 2D/3DRFSE Review
  • Post Training Documentation

Target Audience

This course is designed for MR Radiologists who operate the Signa HDxt 3.0T system.


This course has no prerequisite requirements.


College of Radiographers CPD Endorsement

This course has been approved by The College of Radiographers 

And may support outcomes 1 - 9 of CPD Now

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