Yes. The PowerPoint slides and prerequisite videos will be provided to you prior to the start of the course.
It all depends on your style of learning. If face to face learning is your style, then the course can be a great asset. You will have opportunities to ask questions of the instructors if you do not understand any of the material.
Yes. The paper and pencil version of the exam is offered regionally throughout the US immediately after each live course. However, a computer-based version of the exam is also offered at PSI testing sites located throughout the US and internationally, and can be taken throughout the year. Further information about certification can be found on our website under the "Certification" tab or by contacting our Certification Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The course fees range from $250 – $1060. They vary according to: 1. The type of course 2. ISCD membership status 3. Whether you are a Clinician or Technologist 4. When you register.
We do not offer group discounts.
Yes. For further information, please contact our Education Department at email@example.com or 860-259-1000 ext 103.
The Osteoporosis: Essentials of Densitometry, Diagnosis and Management is a day and a half, though Day 2 is optional for Clinicians. Be sure to read the course description carefully. Vertebral Fracture Recognition and Pediatric BDC are both 4 hours. DXA Body Composition Analysis is 5 hours.
Yes, in compliance with the ASRT and ACCME guidelines, you do need to stay for the entire course.
Each course is accredited for CME and CE. Please look under the course information for the specific number of credits awarded to each course.
After the course ends, you will be able to take an evaluation through ISCD's Learning Center. Once you complete the evaluation, you can print your CE/CME certificate immediately. Each attendee will receive instructions upon registration at the course.
You can sign up for the course online.
To access online education courses that you registered for, navigate back to ISCD Learning Center Home screen and "Dashboard" on the right-hand menu. From there, click on "Products I Manage" to see the courses you have registered for and/or purchased.
Once you have completed the evaluation, your certificate will be stored in your "Transcript/Achievements."
The current course materials are no longer for sale. If you are looking for the foundation materials to study for your certification exam, these are found on our website under Certification.
No, you cannot. It is only accessible after the session has been completed.