Quality Bone Densitometry Course FAQs
Can I receive the materials prior to the course?
Yes. The PowerPoint slides and prerequisite videos will be provided to you prior to the start of the course.
Will this course help me pass the exam?
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.
Is the certification exam offered right after the course?
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.
How much is the course?
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.
If we are sending a lot of people to a course, is there a discount?
We do not offer group discounts.
Can we host a course at our facility?
Yes. For further information, please contact our Education Department at email@example.com or 860-259-1000 ext 103.
How long is the course?
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.
Do I have to stay for the entire course to receive credit?
Yes, in compliance with the ASRT and ACCME guidelines, you do need to stay for the entire course.
How many credits do I receive?
Each course is accredited for CME and CE. Please look under the course information for the specific number of credits awarded to each course.
How do I receive my credits?
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.
How do I register for the course?
You can sign up for the course online.
How do I access online education course materials after registering?
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.
I have lost my certificate, how can I receive a copy?
Once you have completed the evaluation, your certificate will be stored in your “Transcript/Achievements.”
How do I purchase the course materials without going to a course?
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.
Online Education – Can I download the assessment prior to the end of the session?
No, you cannot. It is only accessible after the session has been completed.