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Course: MRI in Practice - The Course


Spinoza Centre for Neuroimaging, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Dr Catherine Westbrook, Dr John Talbot

More Info: MRI in Practice - The Netherlands

26 hours CME Accreditation
Accreditatiebureau ADAP onderdeel van Stichting Kwaliteitsregister Paramedici

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Our next Amsterdam course starts in…


Please book early to take advantage of our early-bird discount. Having early registrants helps us to book a conference room of the required size, estimate the costs of running the course and book our transport early. This helps to bring the registration fee down and ensures that the course will run smoothly. In return you get a great deal - same course - lower fee (save an incredible €150). What's not to like?

Forthcoming courses in Amsterdam

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MRI in Practice is presented annually in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

The course is being hosted at the Spinoza Centre for Neuro-imaging. You can find full details and a map in the venue section below.

Our Amsterdam venue is a working research department and therefore does not have accommodation or dining facilities. There is, however, a large food-plaza on site with a very wide choice including hot and cold dishes, vegetarian and vegan options. By not including catering we are able to reduce the registration fee by approximately one third. This represents a saving of around €240 per delegate. There is also affordable hotel accommodation within walking distance of the venue. There is a non-refundable deposit of £30 per delegate booking.

The course is our full 4-day event, presented by MRI in Practice authors Dr. Catherine Westbrook and Dr. John Talbot. Since its first publication in 1992 our book MRI in Practice has been the recommended reading for anyone learning MRI. This course is based on the book and will help you to grasp all of these important topics with ease. The new 5th edition has been completely redesigned to follow the course topics and combined with the high definition CGI graphics used in the course it will present you with an easy learning curve.

You can find the full course details in our brochure. Please send any enquiries to:


Registration is now OPEN for Amsterdam 2020.

To register, please fill out the form below. On successful submission a payment page will open in a new browser window.

We hope to see you on the course and we look forward to meeting you!

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On-Line Registration Form: Amsterdam

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Please complete the form below ONLY if you are intending to attend the course and are ready to submit payment immediately. A payment page will open in a new browser window on successful submission of this form. This payment includes a non-refundable deposit of £30. Refunds are only available up until 30 days before the commencement of the course and cannot be issued in the event of non-attendance or partial attendance.
Registration will only be complete when payment has been accepted. Early registration discounts will also only apply once payment is confirmed.
You will receive an automatic email to confirm receipt of your details as given below. This is not proof of registration, however you will receive a Stripe receipt via email after your payment is successful. The Stripe receipt means you can relax in the knowledge that you are registered - and we will contact you nearer the course date with further details.

Please ensure that the name provided below is spelt as you would like it to be presented on the certificate and that your email address is exactly correct.

VERY IMPORTANT - do not complete this form, or submit payment unless you have a visa authorisation to visit the Netherlands. The MRI Education Company (mri education.com) are not permitted to send a letter of invitation because we are not based in the Netherlands. Refunds may not be available to participants who register and are later unable to obtain a visa.

Our Terms & Conditions, Please Read Carefully Before Applying

1.0 The Course

1.1 The Course Organisers

The live MRI in Practice course is presented internationally in 22 countries. The presenters are Dr. Catherine Westbrook and Dr. John Talbot (hereafter identified as the
In most cases the presenters are contracted to deliver the course by a local course organiser who administers the course, takes payments from delegates and is usually registered for VAT etc. In some cases the organiser may be a registered company involved in health, education or both.
All requests for information relating to the administration of the courses including payments, refunds etc should be directed to the relevant course organiser. This can be done by using the on-line info request forms relating to each course. These may be on third-party websites.

Courses held in the USA and the Netherlands are organised directly by www.mrieducation.com and all enquiries should be directed to info@mrieducation.com.

1.2 Course Content

The course materials are updated constantly, to keep pace with changes within the field of MRI and to take advantage of the latest presentation technology and as such the course content may vary over time. The programme provided on this web site and in our promotional materials is for guidance only and we reserve the right to alter the timing and running order of the lectures to meet the requirements of the individual organiser and the venue.

1.3 Intellectual Property and Copyright Issues

The names
MRI in Practice, and MRI in Practice / The Course are copyright 1992-present date Blackwell Science (Wiley Books) & Dr. Catherine Westbrook.
All text and graphics in this web site and in the course materials are copyright (2009-present date) Blackwell Science (Wiley Books) and Dr. John Talbot.

1.4 Audio and video recording of the live course content is strictly prohibited including (but not limited to) the use of mobile phones, iPods, iPads, tablet PCs, voice recorders, digital cameras and any type of computer. The presenters reserve the right to ask individual delegates to leave the lecture room in the event of them using any type of mobile electronic equipment including laptops. Lectures will not commence if there are any electronic devices in evidence at the beginning of each session. Mobile phones may be brought into the conference room, but must be switched off and stowed out of site during lectures. Charging of any devices in the lecture hall is STRICTLY FORBIDDEN.

We operate regular checks with an electronic detection system to ensure that covert recording devices are not being used. This uses optical and radiofrequency scanning.

The presenters will pause presentations in the event that any portable electronic device appears to be in use during a presentation. We have had to introduce these rules following attempts to make illegal video copies of the course materials and they are strictly enforced.

1.5 Visa Applications for International Courses

www.mrieducation.com are unable to provide letters of invitation for visa applicants. This is because we are based in the UK and are therefore not in a position to sponsor or support visa applications in countries other than the UK.

2.0 Fees and Payments

2.1 Course Pricing

Course pricing may vary by country and by venue and is set by the individual organisers (as defined in section 1.1). This will reflect the venue cost, the level of sponsorship and transport costs.
MRI in Practice (The Book) may be offered inclusive of the course fee in certain venues. Please check with the course organiser at the time of application. The course fee NEVER includes accommodation or travel.

2.2 Payments

For your peace of mind, all payments processed directly from www.mrieducation.com are arranged through Stripe. Stripe provide a secure, fraud-protected, banking infrastructure for on-line payments. Stripe payments may not be available from your international location.

2.3 Refunds

For courses organised directly via www.mrieducation.com, (Payment via Stripe) delegates may cancel their place on a course at any time up to 30 days before the course start-date. Under these circumstances a refund may be requested (minus a £30.00 GBP deposit to cover administration charges).
IMPORTANT Cancellations made by delegates after the 30-day deadline cannot be refunded, and no refunds are available to delegates who fail to attend the course for any reason. This is because 3rd party costs such as venue seating allocations, delegate day-rate and catering are non-refundable and must be paid for by the course organisers in advance. Places may, however, be transferred to another person with the prior agreement of the course organiser.
Courses organised by other parties may impose a different fee for cancellation and offer a different cancellation policy. If in doubt contact the course organiser BEFORE paying.

For courses organised in the USA delegates may cancel their place on a course at any time up to 30 days before the course start-date. Under these circumstances a refund may be requested (minus a $50.00 USD deposit to cover administration charges). the company address is

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2.4 Course Cancellation by the Organiser (VERY IMPORTANT)

The course has been running continuously for over 25 years and cancellations are rare (only on three occasions to date). In the unlikely event of a course cancellation please note that the presenters and course organisers (as defined in paragraph 1) are not responsible for reimbursing anything other than the registration fee (where applicable) or the deposit (where applicable). Course organisers are not responsible for the reimbursement of any additional costs incurred by delegates in connection to their attendance at the course (for example travel costs or accommodation costs). We therefore strongly advise delegates who are travelling to the host city and staying in the venue hotel (or elsewhere) to take out travel insurance to cover any lost expenditure in the event of a course cancellation. This is especially important if your travel costs are non-refundable.

3.0 Your Privacy and the Data Protection Act

3.1 Privacy - and the use of Cookies

The U.K.'s amended Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR) Act 2011 was brought into force on May 26th, 2011.

This website www.mrieducation.com uses cookies to enhance your web experience and there are other 3rd party cookies used to provide our web statistics (see below) and also allow the use of our social media plug-ins.

IMPORTANT - we wish to advise all visitors that this site uses a third-party analytics service to provide statistical data relating to how many visits are made to the site, the search terms used and the approximate geographical location of the visitors. The service is provided by Google who may use cookies of their own and collect data about users, www.mrieducation.com has no access to this data.
We also use small widgets to allow visitors to share content over social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. These third party sites may also use cookies and collect data about their users - but www.mrieducation.com has no access to this data. We use Stripe to collect and process payments for certain courses. We share information collected via stripe to contact you about payments and to confirm your booking but we do not keep this information on our own servers or share it with anyone.

If you are concerned about your privacy - and the use of cookies, most web browsers allow users to control cookies through the browser settings. To see which cookies are stored on your computer and to find out how to manage or delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

If you would like more information about Google analytics please visit the following link: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

If you do not wish your browsing activity to be tracked by Google Analytics on any web site or in any browser you can opt out here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

In view of the above information we assume that your continued use of www.mrieducation.com implies acknowledgement and consent to the above.

3.2 The Data Protection Act

When you fill in one of our on-line enquiry forms the web site simply generates an email containing the info you provide and sends it to the course organiser. This email is not shared with anyone and is not stored for longer than is necessary to reply to your query or register you on one of our courses. The data is therefore only used for advertising, marketing and public relations (in connection with our own activity) and as such, is exempt from the data protection act.
You can find out more from the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) web site.


MRI in Practice 4 day Programme

Our programme has been developed over 26 years to provide a staged learning approach. It takes delegates through the fundamental principles of MRI in a logical order where lectures build on what has gone before. All you need to know about MRI in just four days.

Please note that the course fee only includes access to the lectures. It does not include lunch or accommodation, but there is a convenient restaurant on-site and hotel accommodation within walking distance.

Getting to the Amsterdam Venue

Our Amsterdam venue is:

The Spinoza Centre for Neuroimaging,

Meibergdreef 75,

Please do not contact the venue with queries.
Contact us direct at info@mrieducation.com.

The price of the course does not include accommodation or lunches, however there are reasonably-priced hotels in the near vicinity.

Get directions from the map below - the star shows the exact venue location. Click the "Get Directions" button to plan your route (not supported on all browsers).

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Choose a location
Amsterdam Venue: Spinoza Centre for Neuroimaging
52.292103, 4.956998

Transport Advice


Use the get directions tab on the map above.
Entering Amsterdam via the A2:
At the Knooppunt Holendrecht junction, Use the right lane to follow signs for A9/s111 towards Amstelveen/Haarlem/Luchthaven Schiphol.
Keep right to continue on Exits 2-Amsterdam-Zuidoost, follow signs for s111.
Turn right onto Meibergdreef.


Trains run regularly from Amsterdam Centraal to Holendrecht.
Journey time approximately 15-20 minutes.


Amsterdam Schipol Airport is 20km from the venue.
Journey-time approximately 20 minutes by taxi.


In total, our course has been accredited and endorsed by the following prestigious institutions:

Accreditatiebureau ADAP onderdeel van Stichting Kwaliteitsregister Paramedici
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists
The Australian Institute of Radiology
The British Institute of Radiology
The European Federation of Radiographic Societies (EFRS)
The Forum for Professional Development - Norwegian Society of Radiographers
The Ghana Society of Radiographers
The IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society, Croatia
The Institute for Professional Development of Physicians in Sweden
The Kuwait Institute of Medical Specialisation
The Malta MRI Radiographers Society
Norsk Radiografforbund
The Qatar Health Congress
The Romanian Radiology Society/College of Physicians,
The Romanian Society of MRI Radiologists
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
The Society of Radiological Technicians and Nuclear Medicine Technicians of Serbia.
Trinity College Dublin
The UK College of Radiographers (CPD NOW)
The University of Malta
The University of Sharjah (Emirates),
The University of Zagreb

We do not believe that any other MRI course in the World has so many affiliations, and we are very proud to have the support and accreditation from these institutions.

Feedback for Amsterdam MRI in Practice Course 2019

Course Delivery

Course Organisation

Our participants' impressions...

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  • The graphics and and moving graphics were amazing and completely changed how I thought about MRI. Absolutely amazing!

  • I liked the easy-going atmosphere of the course.

  • Amazing animations and very understandable approach

  • I appreciated the healthy options at lunch.

  • Best explanation of MRI ever!

  • I like the presentations the most they made MRI come alive.

*statistics and testimonials collected via Mentimeter anonymous on-line survey of course participants. Scores shown are weighted averages out of ten.


If you have attended one of our recent courses, you might just find yourself in one of the photos below. Visit our Flickr page if you would like the full size copy as a souvenir!

Previous Courses in The Netherlands






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