SOP’s

The CFMM has two sets of Standard Operating Procedures, one for the new 3T/7T MRI Facility and another for the 9.4T small bore animal facility.  The SOP’s for both facilities are listed below with links to downloadable pdf’s.  Anyone wishing to obtain secure access to the facility must read, understand and sign off on these SOP’s.

3T/7T MRI Facility SOP’s

Last Updated: October 27, 2015
Please Read First:  Disclaimer

SOP#100a: MRI Facility Safety Zones
SOP#100b: MRI Facility Access Approval Policy
SOP#100c:  Subject Screening and Approval Procedure
SOP#110:  MRI Facility Visitor Approval Policy
SOP#120:  General Safety
SOP#130:  MRI Personnel Training
SOP#140:  Emergency Code Blue
SOP#150:  Emergency Fire
SOP#160:  Emergency Quench

SOP#200:  General Experimental
SOP#210:  New Protocols and Ethics
SOP#220:  System Billing Guide and Standard Rates
SOP#230:  Incidental Findings
SOP#240:  MRI Equipment Handling and Procedures
SOP#250:  MRI Data Handling
SOP#260:  Unassisted Scanning: Policies and Operator Training

SOP#300:  3T MRI System Start-Up and Shutdown
SOP#320:  3T MRI Black & Brown Out
SOP#330:  7T MRI System Start-Up and Shutdown

Appendix 1:  Magnetic Resonance Environment Screening Form
Appendix 2:  Level 2 MRI Personnel: Signature Sheet
Appendix 3:  Level 2 MRI Personnel: Safety Training Checklist
Appendix 4:  Level 1 MRI Personnel: Signature Sheet
Appendix 5:  Level 1 MRI Personnel: Safety Training Checklist
Appendix 6:  Research Personnel: Signature Sheet
Appendix 7:  Research Personnel: Safety Training Checklist
Appendix 8:  Security Access Request Letter

9.4T MRI Facility SOP’s

Last Updated: August 8, 2013

SOP#100: Facility Access
SOP#105: Visitor Approval
SOP#110: System Scheduling and Billing

SOP#200: Safety and Training of Personnel
SOP#205: General Safety Guidelines
SOP#210: Personal Protective Equipment

SOP#300: General Experimental Guidelines
SOP#305: MRI Equipment Handling
SOP#310: MRI System Startup
SOP#315: MRI System Shutdown

SOP#320: MRI Data Handling
SOP#325: Emergency Quench Procedure
SOP#330: Emergency Fire Procedures
SOP#335: Insert Gradient Coil Changeover 305/210 to 205/120
SOP#340: Removal of the Insert Gradient Coil 205/120 to 305/210

SOP#400: Animal Exposure & Health Issues
SOP#405: Animal Use in the 9.4T MRI Facility

SOP#410-03 PROCEDURES AND SURGERIES IN THE 9.4T MRI FACILITY ed 2013

SOP#415: Cleaning, Decontamination and Lab Upkeep
SOP#420: Waste Disposal

SOP#500: Biosafety Level 2 Work in the 9.4T MRI Facility

9.4T Standard Operating Procedure Signature Sheet – Research Personnel

9.4T Standard Operating Procedure Signature Sheet – LEVEL II – Personnel and MRI Operators