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Table 3 List of competencies and training pathways

From: Competencies and training of radiographers and technologists for PET/MR imaging - a study from the UK MR-PET network

CompetenciesTraining
MRI safetyIn-house MRI safety training
Radiation protection, e.g. use of, signage and monitoring, time/distance/shielding principlesOrganised at departmental or institution/university level
Emergency procedures, e.g. quench, emergency stopIn-house MRI safety training
MRI coilsIn-house MRI induction
Basic life support (BLS)Organised at departmental or institution/university level
Manual handling/patient removalOrganised at departmental or institution/university level
Daily QC PET and MRIIn-house PET and MRI induction
Turning the scanner on and offIn-house PET and MRI induction
Basic operation of gantry and consoleIn-house PET and MRI induction
Patient table manual operationIn-house PET and MRI induction
Fire proceduresIn-house Department induction
Equipment/plant room equipmentIn-house Department induction
Patient monitoringIn-house PET and MRI induction
Contrast injector operationIn-house PET and MRI induction
Use of ancillary equipmentIn-house PET and MRI induction