{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} External Orthopaedic Implants in the Magnetic Resonance Environment: Current Concepts and Controversies

Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for NON PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain the current industry recommendations regarding the safety of commonly used external fixation, cervical immobilization, and traction devices in the MR environment.
  2. Explain the safety concerns for patients undergoing MRI with external fixation and cervical immobilization devices in place.
Price: $40.00


  • AAOS 1.0 CME

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: JAAOS022015NP
Published: February 15, 2020
Expires: 2/15/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Milby, Joshua N. DO; Bible, Jesse E. MD, MHS; Mosher, Timothy J. MD; Garner, Matthew R. MD