Status of ABMRS Exam administrations with respect to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Cancelation of March 25th ABMRS Examinations in Las Vegas, NV
With emerging news of expanding clusters of COVID-19, and with the utmost concern for the health and welfare of our MR Safety community, their families, and the patient populations they serve, the MRTCA (Magnetic Resonance Testing and Credentialing Associates) has canceled the March 25th ABMRS examination which was to be held in Las Vegas, NV. The American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety appreciates this decision and will continue to closely monitor the coronavirus status.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and potential costs this cancelation may present to the individuals who planned to take exams on this date. For the MRTCA statement regarding next steps for those who had registered for the March 25th exam(s), please click here.
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