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ARRT CQR & Structured Education

CQR

Heard about CQR but not sure what it is? Trying to figure out if you have to do it? Check out how to complete your CQR and FAQs!

Need help with your prescription? Let us figure out what courses would best fit your needs! Simply email, call, or submit a contact form with your CQR CE prescription and we can help! Or, click here for complete credit distributions for all our courses. Don’t forget! CQR credits can also be used towards your regular 24 CE biennial credits.

Structured Education

The ARRT requires 16 hours of structured education as part of the postprimary certification process with at least one hour in each category of the content specifications for the postprimary you are pursuing. Structured education courses may also be used towards biennial CE requirements.

Very Important Info

The courses below partially or completely fulfill the structured education requirements for their respective areas. Click here for structured education information on all our courses, or on the individual product page under the “ARRT Course Coding” tab. It is your responsibility to determine if a particular course will meet your structured education or CQR requirements before ordering. “Only FL Approved” courses are only valid for active Florida CRT or BMO license holders.

Study Help

Additional resources that may be beneficial for studying are listed in their respective categories. These have been recommended by other technologists. X-Ray Lady is not responsible for the accuracy, availability, or scope of any particular book and does not offer any of the resources as continuing education. The omission of a resource is not intentional and inclusion should not be construed as an endorsement.

The ARRT recommends consulting a variety of sources when preparing for any test and does not endorse one specific resource.

The following are test prep tips and resources designed to help you study smarter! Whether you’re fresh out of college or getting another post-primary certification, these can help you make the most of your studying.

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Bone Densitometry (BD)

View the content specifications and clinical experience requirements by clicking here.

BD Test Prep Additional Resources (for either ARRT or ISCD test)

Bone Densitometry in Clinical Practice: Application and Interpretation (Current Clinical Practice)
Bone Densitometry for Technologists
A DXA Primer for the Practicing Clinician: A Case-Based Manual for Understanding and Interpreting Bone Densitometry
Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis
Merrill’s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures: Chapter 33 (Volume III) in the 13th edition OR Chapter 19 (Volume II) in the 14th edition 

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Computed Tomography (CT)

View the content specifications and clinical experience requirements by clicking here.

CT Test Prep Additional Resources
Computed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text
Mosby’s Exam Review for Computed Tomography, 3e
Computed Tomography for Technologists: Exam Review (Point (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins))
LANGE Review: Computed Tomography Examination
Computed Tomography Exam Flashcard Study System: CT Test Practice Questions & Review for the Computed Tomography Exam
Computed Tomography Exam Secrets Study Guide: CT Test Review for the Computed Tomography Exam

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR)

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MR Test Prep Additional Resources
Lippincott’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging Review
Rad Tech’s Guide to MRI: Basic Physics, Instrumentation, and Quality Control
Rad Tech’s Guide to MRI: Imaging Procedures, Patient Care, and Safety
Review Questions for MRI

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Mammography (M)

View the content specifications and clinical experience requirements by clicking here.

Please note that the ARRT requires the completion of MQSA initial training requirements as well as what is listed in the ARRT content specifications. The Mammography Initial Training Package meets both MQSA and ARRT requirements. More information on the training package, MQSA, and ARRT requirements can be found here.

All X-Ray Lady mammography courses have been coded for structured education. To view a complete list of our mammography CE courses, click here.

Mammography Test Prep Additional Resources

Mammographic Imaging: A Practical Guide, 4th edition
LANGE Q&A: Mammography Examination, 4th Edition
Mammography Exam Flashcard Study System: Mammography Test Practice Questions & Review for the Mammography Exam (Cards)
Mammography Exam Secrets Study Guide: Mammography Test Review for the Mammography Exam (Mometrix Secrets Study Guides)

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Sonography (S)

Sonography is no longer offered as post-primary certification by the ARRT. It is offered as a primary certification. You can documents for this discipline on the ARRT’s page here.

Our courses below are coded for CQR in sonography.

Sonography (Ultrasound) Test Prep Additional Resources
Sonography Principles and Instruments, 9e
Secrets of the ARDMS Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation Exam Study Guide: Unofficial ARDMS Test Review for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Exam
Flashcard Study System for the ARDMS Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation Exam: Unofficial ARDMS Test Practice Questions & Review for the American … Diagnostic Medical Sonography Exam (Cards)
Ob/Gyn Sonography Review, 2nd Edition
Sonography Exam Review: Physics, Abdomen, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2e
Examination Review for Ultrasound: Abdomen and Obstetrics & Gynecology

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