The PACS Certification (CPSA) Complete Package is an all-encompassing and dynamic self-study program designed to prepare individuals comprehensively for the challenges posed by the PARCA CPSA exam. This complete package amalgamates the content from the PACS Certification (CPAS) IT Package and PACS Certification (CPAS) Clinical Package, while also introducing additional courses such as Introduction to Medical Digital Imaging, Introduction to PACS, PACS Workflow, and Health Imaging and IT Standards. This comprehensive curriculum provides a holistic understanding of healthcare technology, ensuring participants are well-equipped to navigate the multifaceted landscape of PACS-related tasks and responsibilities. 

 This course package contains: 

Learning Objectives 

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

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Healthcare IT Fundamentals and Healthcare IT Infrastructure, showcasing the ability to apply principles to real-world scenarios. 
  • Analyze and implement effective Healthcare IT Infrastructure solutions, ensuring seamless integration and optimization within healthcare settings. 
  • Evaluate clinical anatomy and systems, medical imaging technology, and workflow processes to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration and contribute to comprehensive healthcare solutions. 
  • Apply the principles outlined in the PACS System Associate (AS) Study Guide, Clinical Component – Electronic Version, to foster a seamless integration of clinical knowledge with healthcare IT practices. 
  • Navigate and utilize PACS systems in clinical settings, demonstrating practical skills that enhance communication between healthcare professionals. 
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of medical digital imaging, introduction to PACS, PACS workflow, and health imaging and IT standards. 
  • Develop strategies for the secure and efficient management of healthcare data, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. 

Format/Class Structure 

This package contains five self-paced courses, accessible completely online. You can expect to spend about 29 hours completing this course. 

Who Should Take This Course

The PACS Certification (CPSA) Complete Package is suitable for: 

  1. IT professionals seeking comprehensive expertise in healthcare information technology with a focus on clinical knowledge and broader PACS-related tasks. 
  2. Healthcare administrators aiming to enhance their understanding of both IT fundamentals, clinical aspects, and a wide range of PACS-related topics. 
  3. Radiologic technologists and healthcare practitioners interested in advancing their expertise in medical imaging, digital radiography, and various aspects of PACS technology. 
  4. Individuals preparing for the PARCA CPSA exam, aiming to attain a comprehensive certification covering IT, clinical, and additional PACS-related components. 

 

CE Credit

The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine has approved this activity for 29.0 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.

After registering for the course, navigate to My Learning in your MySIIM Account profile to access the content.

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Topic

  • Administration and Operations
  • Applications
  • Certification & Fellowships
  • Data Sets & Management
  • DICOM
  • Interoperability
  • PACS
  • Standards & Interoperability
  • Training
  • Workflow & Productivity

Credit Amount

29

Credit Type

IIP

Non-Member Cost

$1550.00

Member Cost

$1,317.50

Proficiency Level

Intermediate

Delivery Type

  • On-Demand

Audience Type

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

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