Medical imaging & IT news
PARCA adds new DICOM certification
APRIL 1, 2017 – The PACS Administrators Registry and Certification Association (PARCA) announced today that it is adding a certification and certification exams for DICOM, the international standard for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. The new certification will replace the Certified PACS Interface Analyst (CPIA) certification. (more)
PARCA updates exams, streamlines maintaining certifications
April 15, 2014 – The PACS Administrators Registry and Certification Association (PARCA) announced today that it is updating its certification exams. With the updates in exams, the organization is also streamlining the continuing education requirements for maintaining certification.
The new exam requirements will be posted on the PARCA website by May 1, 2014 and the new exams will go into effect Aug. 1, 2014. To reflect updates, the certifications will now add the update year to the certification. Those certifications will now be CPAS2104, CPSA2014, and CPIA2014.
PARCA announces Examity partnership
We are pleased to announce a partnership with Examity, a recognized leader in remote test proctoring. This relationship offers you a secure and convenient way to take your certification exams online, while ensuring the integrity of the certification.
Examity is integrated with Moodle. You can access Examity directly from our testing software, Moodle, without the hassle of another username and password. It also means that before you use Examity for the first time, all pertinent information will be imported into the system for you, including the certification exam you purchased. (more)