Magnetic Resonance Review

The following study guides and resources are available to help you prepare for the MRI registry exam offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.  These materials contain suggestions from experienced R.T.s for MRI registry review. Many of the review books listed provide MRI registry review questions.

Resources in the ASRT Store

Member Retail
MR Basics The Series MR Basics – The Series (12 modules)*
ASRT, 2012
*Also sold as individual modules.
$240 $320
MRI in Practice (4th Edition) MRI in Practice (4th Edition)
Catherine Westbrook, MSc, DCRR, PgC (L&T), CTCert, FHEA, Carolyn Kaut Roth, R.T.(R)(MR)(CT)(M)(CV), FSMRT and John Talbot, MSc, DCRR, PgC (L&T), FHEA
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2000
$41.59 $51.99
Review Questions for MRI
Carolyn Kaut Roth, R.T.(R)(MR)(CT)(M)(CV), FSMRT and William Faulkner, R.T.(R)(CT)(MR)
Wiley-Blackwell, 1995
$45.59 $56.99

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Other Resources

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The following magnetic resonance review materials are provided as a courtesy; we do not endorse materials not produced by the ASRT, and this is not a comprehensive list of all available materials. Some of these materials are out of print but are still relevant review sources.


Handbook of MRI Technique
Catherine Westbrook
Wiley-Blackwell, 2008
ISBN: 1405160853

Lippincott’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging Review
Gregory L. Wheeler and Kathryn E. Withers
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 1996
ISBN: 0397551568

MRI for Technologists
Peggy Woodward
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2000
ISBN: 0071353186

MRI: The Basics
Ray H. Hashemi, William G. Bradley, Jr. and Christopher J. Lisanti
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2010
ISBN: 1608311155

MRI Principles of the Head, Skull Base and Spine
Tamraz, Outin, Forjaz Secca and Soussi
Springer, 2002
ISBN: 228759714X

Rad Tech’s Guide to MRI: Imaging Procedures, Patient Care, and Safety (Rad Tech Series)
Carolyn Kaut Roth and Euclid Seeram (Editor)
Wiley-Blackwell, 2001
ISBN: 0632045078

Rad Tech’s Guide to MRI: Basic Physics, Instrumentation, and Quality Control (Rad Tech Series)
William Faulkner and Euclid Seeram (Editor)
Wiley-Blackwell, 2001
ISBN: 0632045051


Glossary of MRI Terms
American College of Radiology, 2011

Meetings and Seminars
Society of Magnetic Resonance Technologists, 2010

MRI Tutor
Ray Ballinger, 2009

The Basics of MRI
Joseph P. Hornak, 2011