Thursday, May 16, 2013
Continuing Medical Training Now Available via Live Simulcast
MTMI is the first to provide medical imaging professionals with access
to continuing education via live, interactive webinar simulcast technology
WAUKESHA, WI (May 16, 2013) – Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) will offer nearly all of its 2013 continuing education (CE) seminars for medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals in live webinar simulcast format, the first education institute in its field to offer this convenient, cost-effective option.
“We recognize that the healthcare delivery system is undergoing tremendous changes with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, as well as the impact of sequestration, both of which have created pressure on training budgets,” said Ed Barnes, president of MTMI. “These budget pressures have made it more difficult for healthcare organizations to pay for all of the training that their professionals require, plus their travel to seminar locations, so we developed webinars and the new interactive webinar simulcast format to help them bridge that financial gap while still experiencing a high quality educational experience.”
The simulcast is a simultaneous streaming of the live program over the internet that enables students to be part of the live cyber-audience with the same opportunity to ask questions or hear others’ questions of the instructor, providing the same educational experience as the classroom students receive. MTMI also offers many programs via live webinar.
Barnes added, “Students have told us they like the convenience of participating from anywhere there is an internet connection, which allows them to more easily fit continuing education into their busy lives.”
Education that requires hands-on training with medical imaging equipment will continue to be delivered as live classroom and laboratory experiences. MTMI will also continue to offer an array of courses and seminars in the classroom throughout the U.S. and Canada for individuals who prefer to learn in a face-to-face setting.
Simulcast, webinar and live seminar schedules are available on the MTMI website at www.mtmi.net.
About Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI)
MTMI provides quality continuing education and training for medical professionals to earn continuing education credit, expand their skills and cross-train in other disciplines. The company’s highly respected seminars, cross-training courses, webinars and home study materials are prepared and presented by experts throughout the United States and Canada in convenient classroom, webinar and simulcast formats. MTMI seminars provide continuing education credits for physicians (ACCME), physician assistants (AAPA), nurse practitioners (AANP), medical dosimetrists (MDCB), radiologic technologists (Category A and SDMS) and physicists (CAMPEP). Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin, MTMI is now a continuing education division of Herzing University. More information and current course schedules can be found at www.mtmi.net or call 800-765-6864.
About Herzing University
Herzing University encompasses 11 campuses in eight states, a continuing education division, plus Herzing University Online. Founded in Milwaukee, Wis. in 1965, today the University offers career-focused, convenient, and caring education for master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, diplomas and continuing education in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design, and public safety. Herzing University is the only woman-owned accredited university in the United States and is WBE certified by the National Woman Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC). It also has been recognized as a member of the 2013 GI Jobs magazine list of “Military Friendly Schools” and by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs” nationally for 2013. The University provides education to approximately 6,000 students per year. Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association; www.ncahlc.org or (800) 621-7440. More information about Herzing University is available at: www.herzing.edu.