Join the AHEC faculty for a day of information designed to help you meet the challenges of digital mammography. Gain valuable information about digital mammography quality control and understand what those QC numbers really mean in the automated world of quality control. Take a look at the theory and physics of this fabulous technology. Discuss your digital mammography positioning challenges and learn how to work with them. Learn how to recognize digital mammography artifacts and what causes them. Brush up on your pathology recognition skills and round out the day learning about clinical applications from positioning to mechanical to software issues.
Come to learn and return to work with a renewed sense of pride for the wonderful job you do every day as you save lives one patient at a time!
Digital Mammography and Clinical Applications - 8 Category A CE
This course begins at 8am CST. There will be a 1 hour lunch break and the course will conclude at 4:15pm CST.
Digital Mammography Basics
Digital Mammography Theory and Physics
Quality Control - What Do These QC Numbers Mean?
Pathology of the Breast in the Digital World
At the conclusion of the course, the participant will be able to:
Discuss the current statistical trends regarding breast cancer
Define the various terminology related to digital mammography
Compare & contrast analog and digital mammography
List the advantages and disadvantages of both digital and analog mammography
Discuss the effect of detector size on image quality
Identify the principles of digital mammography physics
Discuss the quality control program of digital imaging
Recognize pathology on the digital mammograms
Discuss the changes in positioning with direct digital mammography
Know how to make adjustments when positioning on a direct digital detector
Understand what the QC numbers mean in digital mammography quality control
Recognize digital artifacts
Understand digital mammography clinical applications
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