The DICOM Introduction Package is a comprehensive self-paced learning program crafted to provide individuals with a foundational understanding of the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) standard. This package consists of two focused self-paced courses: DICOM Introduction, Data Formats, and Protocol; and DICOM Services, Commands, and Conformance. Aimed at building and solidifying foundational knowledge in DICOM, this package equips participants with essential concepts and skills to navigate the intricacies of medical imaging informatics. 

 This package contains: 

Learning Objectives 

By the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Analyze and interpret the fundamental concepts of DICOM, including data formats, protocol, services, commands, and conformance requirements. 
  • Develop proficiency in comprehending DICOM data sets and management, providing a solid foundation for effective handling of medical imaging data. 
  • Acquire a deep understanding of DICOM services, commands, and conformance, ensuring compliance with industry standards in medical imaging informatics. 

Format/Class Structure 

This package contains two self-paced courses, accessible completely online. You can expect to spend about 8 hours completing this course. 

Who Should Take This Course 

The DICOM Introduction Package is suitable for: 

  • Healthcare IT professionals seeking to establish a strong foundation in DICOM standards. 
  • Radiologic technologists and professionals involved in medical imaging aiming to enhance their knowledge of DICOM basics. 

CE Credit

The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine has approved this activity for 8.0 hours of SIIM IIP Credits towards certification and re-certification by the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII).

To receive credit for the activity, registrants must complete the course modules and survey.

Note: In order to receive credits for any events/learning you attend you must select your eligible credit types found in the CE & Certification section of your MySIIM Account profile.

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Topic

  • Data Sets & Management
  • DICOM
  • Education Systems
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Interoperability
  • Standards
  • Training
  • Workflow & Productivity

Credit Amount

8

Credit Type

IIP

Non-Member Cost

$750.00

Member Cost

$637.50

Proficiency Level

Beginner

Delivery Type

  • On-Demand

Audience Type

  • Clinician
  • Developer
  • Imaging IT
  • Physician
  • Researcher/Scientist
  • Student Member in Training (SMIT)
  • Vendor

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