RADT 170 Initial Training in Mammography

A post certification course designed to provide students the required hours of initial training in Mammography necessary to fulfill the requirements established by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA). Students will learn breast anatomy and pathology, breast positioning, develop skills to produce high quality mammography images, and complete quality management tests. Eight hours of digital Mammography training will be included to enable the technologist to work in a digital Mammography environment. Prerequisite: Fifth radiologic technology students or ARRT Registered Technologist in Radiography.

Credits

3.00 Credits

RADT 170Initial Training in Mammography

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

3.00 Credits

III. Catalog Course Description

A post certification course designed to provide students the required hours of initial training in Mammography necessary to fulfill the requirements established by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA). Students will learn breast anatomy and pathology, breast positioning, develop skills to produce high quality mammography images, and complete quality management tests. Eight hours of digital Mammography training will be included to enable the technologist to work in a digital Mammography environment. Prerequisite: Fifth radiologic technology students or ARRT Registered Technologist in Radiography.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies