ARMRIT - American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

  • Cost: $300 Renews: Every 3 years

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About

The American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) certification is a professional credential for technologists specializing in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). This certification is recognized in the MRI field and demonstrates a technologist’s knowledge, competence, and commitment to providing high-quality MRI services. The ARMRIT certification is often required or preferred by employers in various healthcare settings.

Course Format

The ARMRIT certification process involves passing an examination that assesses a candidate's knowledge and skills in MRI technology.

Exam Length: 4 hours

Question Format: 225 multiple-choice questions covering MRI physics, safety procedures, patient care, and cross-sectional anatomy

Passing Criteria: 70%, based on a scaled score determined by ARMRIT

Exam Registration and Testing

Candidates must:

  1. Meet the eligibility criteria set by ARMRIT, which includes specific educational and clinical experience requirements.

  2. Register for the exam through the ARMRIT website and pay the examination fee.

  3. Schedule the exam at an authorized testing center.

  4. Follow the rules and regulations on the exam day, including presenting valid identification.

  5. Complete the exam within the allotted time.

  6. Receive results, typically available several weeks after the exam.

Certification

  1. Education and Experience: Complete an MRI technologist program and acquire relevant clinical experience.

  2. Application: Submit an application to ARMRIT, including proof of education and experience.

  3. Examination: Successfully pass the ARMRIT certification exam.

  4. Certification Issuance: Obtain certification upon meeting all requirements and passing the exam.

Renewal

ARMRIT certification requires renewal every three years, which involves:

  1. Completing continuing education credits in MRI technology or related areas.

  2. Submitting a renewal application and fee to ARMRIT.

  3. Compliance with any additional requirements set by ARMRIT.

Continuing Education

Maintaining ARMRIT certification necessitates ongoing education in MRI technology, patient safety, and emerging techniques in the field. This can include attending workshops, seminars, and completing relevant online courses or training.

For the most accurate and current information on ARMRIT certification, including specific eligibility criteria, exam content, and renewal processes, candidates should refer directly to the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT).

Other Resources

To prepare for the ARMRIT exam, candidates can utilize study guides, textbooks on MRI technology, online courses, and practice tests. These resources cover key areas tested in the examination.

Related Certifications

Before pursuing ARMRIT certification, candidates typically complete an educational program in MRI technology or a related field. After obtaining ARMRIT certification, technologists may seek further specialization through additional certifications or advanced degrees in medical imaging.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I earn the certification offered through American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) online?

No you can't earn the certification offered by the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) online.

What organization offers certification for MRI technologists?

The American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) offers certification for MRI technologists.

How often do I need to renew my American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) certification?

You must renew your American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) certification every three years.

What are the CME requirements for recertifying the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT)?

The American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) requires at least 24 continuing medical education credits (CME) every three years.

What is the goal of the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT)?

The goal of the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) is to recognize individuals qualified as specialists and to promote high standards of patient care and safety in the diagnostic medical imaging modality of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology including, interventional MRI, cardiovascular MRI, functional MRI and MRI breast imaging.