• Mammography Positioning: CC, MLO, and Supplemental Views [10:00 AM CST] (Live Webinar)

This course is designed to improve the mammographer's positioning skills and procedures for CC, MLO, Supplemental Views and Male Patient Imaging.  The course is often requested as part of accreditation requirements for mammography positioning.  Any radiographer may take this course to learn or refresh their skills.  A good review of QC for images is included.  The faculty for this course is a qualified MQSA mammography trainer.

**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 at this  LINK

CC Refresher

• Standards and requirements for optimal positioning for CC views.

• How to achieve adequate posterior and superior tissue.

• Body habitus and its effects on positioning.

• Level of the bucky to the breast tissue-how does it affect image?

• Posterior Nipple Line (PNL) measurements.

MLO Refresher 

• Standards and requirements for the optimal positioning for MLO views.

• How to achieve adequate posterior tissue.

• What is an appropriate tube angle for the MLO?

• Body habitus and its effects on positioning.

• Show me the IMF!

Supplemental Views 

• Implant Views

• Magnification Views

• Tangential View

• Cleopatra View

• Male Patients

Image Review and Evaluation 

• Is there adequate tissue included?

• Landmarks for critiquing image.

• Would you pass/fail these images?

• What could have been done to improve that image?

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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.
Michelle Keck , BSRT, RT(R)(M)(BS)(ARRT), BHCN

Michelle Keck, BSRT, RT(R)(M)(BS), BHCN, is a registered mammographer and registered sonographer at the Breast Center of Northwest Arkansas since 2014. She performs screening and diagnostic mammograms and stereotactic biopsies She has performed diagnostic and Automated Whole Breast ultrasound as well. Before that she was a special imaging technologist, working 12 years in CT, OR, mammography, and diagnostic imaging at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Arkansas. Michelle attended Northwest Arkansas Community College and received her bachelor's degree in Radiologic Technology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Michelle has been a team captain for more than 6 years for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure events in her area. Her passion for mammography excellence carries over in her fundraising and participation in research to find other ways to detect breast cancer early.rn

Mammography Positioning: CC, MLO, and Supplemental Views [10:00 AM CST] (Live Webinar)

  • Course ID: Mammography-NEWMMPOS-2023-102
  • Event Location: Online Course
  • Credit: 4 Category A Credits
  • Date: 05/05/2023 10:00 AM - 05/05/2023 2:00 PM
  • Instructor: Michelle Keck , BSRT, RT(R)(M)(BS)(ARRT), BHCN
  • $59.00