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SMRT Educational Seminars
A Primer on MR Pulse Sequences
Volume 3, Number 3
The SMRT Educational Seminars (Volume 3, Number 3), has been approved for 3.0 Category A Continuing Educational credits.

Read the SMRT Educational Seminars (Volume 3, Number 3), "A Primer on MR Pulse Sequences" and complete the quiz and official Answer Form at the back of the article. To receive credit the quiz must be completed with a score of 75% or better. Completion of all questions with a passing score will earn a total of 3.0 category A Continuing Education credits.
SMRT members should send the completed Answer Form to the SMRT Education Department for scoring. The certificate will state the CE reference number and awarded CE credits. Members receiving a score less than 75% will be notified and given the option of taking the quiz an additional two times. Members should retain their CE Certificate for their Continuing Education registry requirements.
Educational Objectives
  • To familiarize the reader with pulse sequence diagrams.
  • To describe the general categories of MR pulse sequences.
  • To review the techniques and clinical applications of MR spectroscopy.
  • To discuss methods of tissue suppression such as spatial presaturation, fat suppression, and magnetization transfer suppression.
  • To review motion artifact reduction techniques.