MRI Suite Safety Rules

  • Only certified persons may operator the Scanner.
  • Members of the research team must be present during scanning.
  • Anyone (including researchers and assistants) entering the scanner room must sign a screening form.
  • Anyone entering the scanner room must first "de-metal" outside the magnet room.
  • MRI Personnel must be notified of any questions regarding a subject's compatibility.
  • Subjects rescanned on a different day must have a new screening form filled out.
  • Subjects must sign the appropriate consent and screening forms before they are imaged.
  • The scanner bed will not support subjects weighing more than 450 pounds.

Contact MRI staff at 319-335-8706 for more information.