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assistants meeting @ clinical conference


The Assistants Program is held in conjunction with the Goldfarb Foundation Clinical Conference at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, PA.  The Assistants Program is scheduled for Friday, November 8 & Saturday, November 9 and will be comprised of two tracks: Track 1, the administrative track, and Track 2, the ASPMA Radiology Exam track.

For questions about the Assistants Courses, contact Paula Stout (Track 1) at 814-226-0717 or Karen Keathley, PMAC (Track 2).  

Assistants Track 1 - Administrative


The administrative track is for those assistants who are already PMAC certified or those who would like continuing education on office practices and topics. The following topics will be discussed during Track 1:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Basic Radiography Anatomy
  • In-Office Physical Therapy
  • Casting/Splinting/Bracing/Immobilization Devices
  • Wound Care Product Review
  • Military/Medical Experience

Assistants Track 2 - ASPMA Radiology Exam


A new topic for the 2019 Clinical Conference, Track 2 is designed for those who need to take the ASPMA Radiology Exam.  Note that this is exam is not for PMAC credentialing.  That exam can be taken online

Day 1 of the ASPMA Radiology Exam is a review of the following topics to prepare you to take the exam on day 2 of the meeting:

  • Fundamentals of Healthcare and Podiatry
  • A Brief History of the X-Ray
  • Radiation Physics and Creating an Image
  • Ionizing Radiation and Biological Effects
  • Radiation Exposure
  • X-ray Equipment
  • Radiation Safety and Protection
  • Film Radiography
  • Digital Imaging
  • Quality Control and the Diagnostic Medical Physicist
  • Anatomic Planes and Motion
  • Positioning Techniques and Radiograph Views
  • Advanced Imaging
  • A Review of Radiology Terms
  • Understanding Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology

If you register for Track 2, please be aware that you must complete two separate registrations in order to be completely registered for the meeting. You must register with the Goldfarb Foundation either online or through fax/mail and you must also register with ASPMA by completing this form and mailing it to Karen Keathley, PMAC. 


Registration Fees

  PPMAA Member Non-PPMAA Member 
Track 1 (payable to Goldfarb Foundation) $160 $185
Track 2 (payable to Goldfarb Foundation) $160 $185
Track 2 Exam Fee (payable to ASPMA) $325 (On/Before Oct. 7) $375 (On/After Oct. 8)
APMA Coding Seminar $130 $130


Event Hours

Event Date Lecture Hours
APMA Coding Seminar Thursday, November 7, 2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Registration Friday, November 8, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Lectures Friday, November 8, 2019 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lectures Saturday, November 9, 2019 9:00 am - 1:30 pm


Assistants Course FAQ


To register for Track 1, you may do so online, over the phone, or complete the registration form and mail to the Goldfarb Foundation.
To register for Track 2, you may do so online, over the phone, or complete the registration form and mail to the Goldfarb Foundation.  Additionally for Track 2, you must complete the second registration form which is mailed to the ASPMA with the exam fee.

Phone : 717-763-7665
Fax : 717-761-4091
The William L. Goldfarb Foundation 757 Poplar Church Road
Camp Hill, PA 17011