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A variable credit clinical education course that provides hands-on experience performing mammographic procedures and quality assurance testing at an affiliate hospital and/or imaging center. Seven practicum hours per week for each semester credit hour.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Radiologic Technology
Repeatable Credit: Yes
Offered Online: No
Utilize effective interpersonal communication, professional and ethical conduct in all aspects of mammographic procedures including patient care and education.
Identify breast anatomy and physiology and pathological conditions of the breast and surrounding tissues, and apply radiographic positioning techniques for routine and non-routine mammographic procedures.
Apply standard technical considerations with mammographic equipment operation, patient assessment and safety.
Analyze finished mammographic images for quality and demonstrate correcting measures for unacceptable images.
Identify and perform quality control, quality assurance measures in compliance with federal and/or state mammography regulations/guidelines.