• Considerations and Special Patients in Mammography

Learn about the mysteries surrounding BRCA 1 and 2. Explore the significance of these genes, understand high-risk individuals, and discover groundbreaking treatment options that can save lives before cancer even develops. Through immersive case studies and eye-opening statistics, you'll leave equipped to provide the highest level of care to those at risk.

Be at the forefront of breast cancer detection in young women. Dive deep into the statistics that will astonish you, revealing the prevalence of breast cancer in this demographic. Uncover the most common types of breast cancer affecting young women and explore treatment variations and potential complications. Real-life case studies will cement your understanding and empower you to make a tangible impact on the lives of these courageous patients. Gain invaluable knowledge about the unique treatment variations and challenges faced by male patients. By embracing this vital topic, you'll be ready to offer compassionate care and support to all those affected by breast cancer.

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Considerations and Special Patients in Mammography

Course Topics:

  • ·         Understanding BRACA 1 and 2 – 50 minutes

o   What is BRACA 1 and 2

o   High Risk People

o   Treatment Before Cancer

o   Case Studies and Statistics

  • ·         Breast Cancer in Young Women – 50 minutes

o   Statistically: How many Young Women get Breast Cancer?

o   Most Common Types of Breast CA in Young Women

o   Treatment Variations

o   Complications

o   Case Studies

  • ·         Men Get Breast Cancer Too

o   Statistics for men having breast cancer

o   Treatment variations for men

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This program provides AHRA Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.

This live, instructor-directed course meets the Texas Medical Board requirements for all registered Medical Radiologic Technologists. Please refer to the TMB website for more information.
Sandra Maxey , AAS, RT(R)(M)

Sandra (Sandy) Maxey, R.T.(R)(M) is a mammography consultant with over 35 years experience. Sandy worked as a mammography technologist both in the institution and on the mobile van at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas most all of her career. Her specialities include both analog and digital mammography, needle localizations and galactograms. Sandy graduated from St. Philips College in San Antonio, TX and has been teaching positioning and pathology to mammography students for over 20 years. She is an enthusiastic and conscientious technologist who brings extensive knowledge to her students.
Category Hours Revision Year(s)
Breast Sonography > Patient Care > Patient Interactions and Management- 2016 2.0 2016
Breast Sonography > Patient Care > Patient Interactions and Management- 2021 2.0 2021
Breast Sonography > Procedures > Breast Interventions .50 2021
Breast Sonography > Procedures > Pathology .50 2016, 2021
Breast Sonography > Procedures > Surgical/Treatment Changes and Interventional Procedures .50 2016
Mammography > Patient Care > Education and Assessment 2.50 2016
Mammography > Patient Care > Patient Interactions and Management 2.50 2020
Mammography > Procedures > Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology .50 2016, 2020
MRI > Procedures > Body .50 2016, 2020
Nuclear Medicine > Procedures > Endocrine and Oncology Procedures .50 2017, 2022
Physical Therapy > Procedures > Treatment Sites .50 2019
Radiology Assistant > Procedures > Thoracic Section 3.0 2018, 2023
Sonography > Procedures > Superficial Structures and Other Sonographic Procedures .50 2016, 2024
Therapy > Patient Care > Patient and Medical Record Management 2.0 2017, 2022
Therapy > Procedures > Treatment Sites and Tumors .50 2017, 2022
Therapy > Procedures > Treatments .50 2017, 2022

Considerations and Special Patients in Mammography

  • Course ID: Webinar-ConsSpecMM-3905-243
  • Event Location: Online Course
  • Credit: 3 Category A Credits Direct
  • Date: 07/24/2024
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Sandra Maxey , AAS, RT(R)(M)
  • $49.95
  • $23.85