Sunday, February 9, 2020, 1-5 PM
CRES Preparation (Part I)
Dale Cover, Senior Technical Instructor, President-Retired, Radiological Service Training Institute
AAMI Credentials Institute (ACI) now offers the independent certification testing in the areas of biomedical, clinical lab and radiology formerly offered by the International Certification Commission (ICC). The radiological endorsement is called Certification for Radiological Equipment Specialist (CRES). The test consists of a series of multiple choice questions divided into 5 sections. Up to 6 hours are allowed for completing the exam.
This 8-hour course is designed to teach the experienced service professional the requisite knowledge necessary to successfully pass the radiological portion of the CRES test. The subjects include radiation physics, radiation safety, anatomy, physiology, X-ray equipment use, CDRH compliance testing, electronics and troubleshooting. Sample testing during this program helps to reinforce good testing techniques and confidence in the process.
*Additional cost of $150 for the CRES Prep sessions. Both sessions MUST be attended to receive CE credit.
Dale Cover joined RSTI in 1990. In his 25 years with RSTI he has held positions as lab instructor, technical instructor, senior instructor and training manager. He served as vice president and director of training from 2009-2013. In January 2013, Dale was promoted to the position of president. In July 2019, Dale retired from his administrative duties at RSTI, but will continue to serve as academic advisor and senior technical instructor. Dale received his electronics training in the U.S. Army as well as leadership, equipment maintenance management, instructor and personnel management training. Dale has been a Certified Radiological Equipment Specialist (CRES#170) and is a partner at RSTI. Additionally, Dale serves as a current member of the RSTI Board of Directors.
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