PACS Certification

The information below is a chart of Imaging Informatics and PACS Certification Guidelines for the different types of certifications offered by both the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) and the PACS Administrators Registry and Certification Association (PARCA). It shows the various seminars and self study courses that SIIM offers that will assist you to prepare for the certification you desire. Note that the actual passing of the certification exam depends on the level of preparation, skills, and amount of study; there is no promise or guarantee to successful passing any of these certifications using the courses and tools as listed.

Imaging Informatics Professional Certification
Type Knowledge Skills Face to Face Seminars Self Study (CBT) Books & Study Guides
Imaging Informatics Professional Procurement, Project Management, Operations, Communications, Training and Education, Image Management, Information Technology, Systems Management, Clinical Engineering, Medical Informatics   PACS CBT Training Health Imaging and Informatics (CIIP) Study Guide

Practical Imaging Informatics, 2nd Edition
ABII CIIP Certification

PACS Certifications
Type Knowledge Skills Face to Face Seminars Self Study (CBT) Books & Study Guides
PACS Associate IT: Computer, Operating Systems, Databases, Data Representations, Networking, Security Fundamentals of Clinical and IT Healthcare IT Package IT Associate Study Guide
Clinical: Medical Terminology, Anatomy, Radiology Imaging, Process Flow, Priors and Outside exams Healthcare Clinical Package Clinical Associate Study Guide
PARCA CPAS Certification
PACS System Analyst PACS Overview, Acquisition, Viewing, Archiving, Integration, Workflow, System Administration, Outside Radiology, HIPAA, Implementation PACS System Administration PACS CPSA Package System Administrator Study Guide
PARCA CPSA Certification


CIIP Study Guide - $120
HL7 Study Guide - $115
PACS Clinical Package - $550
PACS IT Package - $550

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