The PACS Certification (CPAS) IT Package is a comprehensive self-study program designed for individuals seeking proficiency in Healthcare IT Fundamentals and Healthcare IT Infrastructure. Tailored to align with the PARCA CPAS IT exam, this package equips participants with the essential knowledge and skills required to excel in the dynamic field of healthcare information technology. 

 This course package contains: 

Learning Objectives 

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

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of foundational concepts in Healthcare IT Fundamentals, showcasing proficiency in applying principles to real-world scenarios. 
  • Analyze and implement effective Healthcare IT Infrastructure solutions, ensuring the seamless integration and optimization of information technology within healthcare settings. 
  • Critically evaluate and troubleshoot challenges related to Healthcare IT, showcasing problem-solving abilities in a variety of scenarios. 
  • Develop comprehensive strategies for the secure and efficient management of healthcare data, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. 
  • Apply best practices in Healthcare IT to enhance interoperability and communication across diverse healthcare systems. 

Format/Class Structure 

This package contains two self-paced courses, accessible completely online. You can expect to spend about 10 hours completing this course. 

Who Should Take This Course 

The PACS Certification (CPAS) IT Package is ideal for: 

  1. IT professionals seeking specialization in healthcare information technology. 
  2. Healthcare administrators aiming to enhance their understanding of IT fundamentals and infrastructure. 
  3. Individuals preparing for the PARCA CPAS IT exam to attain industry-recognized certification. 
  4. Technology enthusiasts looking to transition into the healthcare sector and contribute to the advancement of healthcare IT. 


CE Credit

The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine has approved this activity for 10.0 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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  • Administration and Operations
  • Applications
  • Certification & Fellowships
  • Data Sets & Management
  • Interoperability
  • PACS
  • Standards & Interoperability
  • Training
  • Workflow & Productivity

Credit Amount


Credit Type


Non-Member Cost


Member Cost


Proficiency Level

Beginner, Intermediate

Delivery Type

  • On-Demand

Audience Type

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


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