RAT 2647 Principles of Mammography
Comprehensive overview of mammographic concepts and equipment, including patient care/education, communication, anatomy and physiology, epidemiology, pathology, positioning techniques, interventional procedures, image analysis, imaging media and processing, quality assurance testing and principles of exposure.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Radiologic Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
- Identify quality control, quality assurance measures and federal and/or state regulations governing mammography.
- Describe basic mammographic equipment and technical considerations in mammography.
- Describe the historical development of mammography as an advanced imaging modality.
- Identify breast anatomy and physiology and describe routine positioning techniques for routine and non-routine mammographic procedures.
- Describe the importance of quality patient care, education, and communication in mammography.
Credit Hours: 2
Classroom Hours: 2