Pathology for MRI Technologists

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

ONLINE – login information will be emailed within 3 business days of registration


Domestic: $736
International: $956


Continuous enrolment max one year – 48 study hours


Tracy Vennard

Learner Outcomes

Explore an introduction to the basic principles of pathology and the related anatomy as seen in MRI. Recognizing the MRI appearance of common pathologies will aid the technologist in selecting proper imaging techniques and appropriate scan coverage. The course is divided into pathologies by anatomical regions and systems: musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, reproductive and nervous system.

Evaluation Method

Online tests and online final assignment

Intended For

Healthcare professionals in medical radiation sciences

Text Book

Mankad, Kshitij. MRI of the Whole Body: an Illustrated Guide to Common Pathologies London: RSM Books; 2011. ISBN: 9781853157769. Not included in course fee. It is recommended that students obtain this textbook prior to starting the course. Students are responsible for acquiring course textbooks. Textbook can be purchased at the U of T bookstore.

Pathology for MRI Technologists – IG807

Please note: As we transition to a new Learning Management System, you are able  to register for this course but the actual start date will not begin until July 1st, 2024.

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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
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