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Certification

Certification

ASMIRT Certification demonstrates your commitment to an advanced level of skills and knowledge in your chosen area of expertise.

Widely recognised by employers, ASMIRT Certification often gives MRPs a competitive advantage when applying for their next role. More than 1,100 MRPs currently hold Certification.

Workplaces commonly require practitioners to hold Certification to undertake modalities such as CT or MRI.

Examination timetable 2024

Registration open periodExamination Dates
13 May – 9 June 202422 – 28 July 2024
12 August – 8 September 202421 – 27 October 2024

Computerised Tomography

CT Certification recognises the significant additional skills and training radiographers are required to obtain to ensure optimal examination quality and patient safety. This Certification program is set at the intermediate practitioner level, which acknowledges the competencies developed in the early years post qualification and develops new skills learnt in the first 2-5 years of clinical CT practice.

Certification comprises a theoretical examination (Part A) and a clinical component (Part B). Further information is available below. For questions please email ct@asmirt.org

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRI is rapidly developing and expanding. Its constant evolution has intensified the community and professional demand for the skills required to operate this level of technology.

The MRI Certification from ASMIRT recognises the practitioner’s expertise in making decisions regarding the nature and extent of individual procedures and, when requested, to provide medical practitioners with informed opinions regarding MRI results. It demonstrates the practitioner’s responsibility for the welfare of patients while in their care, and their familiarity with all emergency procedures in MRI.

Certification comprises a theoretical certification examination (Part A) and a clinical component (Part B). MRI certification is available in Level 1 and Level 2. The two levels denote the experience level of the applicant. Level 1 must be undertaken and current before Level 2. Level 2 is optional.

Further information is available below. For questions please email MRI@asmirt.org

MRI Certification application forms

MRI Certification renewal forms

MRI Certification renewal extension form levels 1 & 2

Cardiac and Vascular Angiography

ASMIRT provides this Certification to recognise a MRP is performing with professional skill in cardiac or vascular angiography. Level 1 Certification implies that MRPs have knowledge to: operate proficiently in an angiographic clinical environment and during complex procedures, assess patient suitability for and oversee safe administration of contrast media, evaluate appropriate angiographic protocols for scanning purposes, individualise scanning technique to suit patient procedure, evaluate normal anatomy and unexpected or urgent medical findings, and understand ongoing quality assurance and safety implications.

The cardiac and vascular exams are aimed at radiographers who have a minimum of one-year full time equivalent experience, with ideally 3-5 years full time experience in a broad range of angiography examinations.

Certification comprises a theoretical examination (Part A) and a clinical component (Part B).

Further information is available below. For any questions please email angio@asmirt.org

Policies and procedures manuals

Syllabus and exam guidelines

Certification application forms

Certification renewal forms

Angiography (cardiac or vascular) Certification renewal extension form

Preliminary Image Evaluation (PIE)

The examination is designed to test the candidate’s ability to evaluate case study images in both the acute Emergency Department setting and the acute High Dependency / Intensive Care Unit environment. The successful candidate will need to be able to differentiate between a normal and abnormal case study, and where the case study is abnormal, the region of the body and identify the pathology.

Certification comprises sitting the PIE certification examination. This involves a series of imaging case studies displayed on a venue computer screen not exceeding 80 case studies, over a duration of 3 hours.

Further information is available below. For any questions please email certification@asmirt.org

Mammography

To gain a Certificate of Mammographic Practice (CMP) the applicant must have undertaken an ASMIRT credentialed mammography course. The application must be made on the appropriate form and the certification is for 3 years.

Renewal of the Certification needs to be on the appropriate form and accompanied by the necessary documents (highlighting mammography activities) to demonstrate satisfactory Continuing Professional Development (CPD) within the speciality, in addition to satisfactory demonstration of relevant clinical involvement in breast mammography.

Further information is available below. For any questions please email cmp@asmirt.org

Pricing

Member statusExam fee $ Cert fee $MRI L 2 Cert fee $
Full ASMIRT Member2413068
New full ASMIRT Member*461250362
ASMIRT CPD Participant789250362
Non ASMIRT member1,316250362
* New full members are in their first year of membership and enjoy part benefits.

Frequently asked questions

Below are the frequently asked questions of the Certification program

Is the ASMIRT MRI level 1 certification part of the prerequisite for operating an MRI scanner while working in Australia?
There are no requirements in Australia for holding a MRI level 1/ level 2 certification. This Certification is not a qualification like a Master’s degree which has no clinical requirement, but rather a program that ensures a level of knowledge that is measurable and common across Australia.

I am an internationally educated MRI Technologist, living and practicing overseas. Can I register for the ASMIRT exam?
The ASMIRT MRI Level 1 Certification examination is available to all medical radiation practitioners. Examinations are held online in the workplace with an ASMIRT approved supervisor.

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