Interested in getting Mammography Initial Training for free? We are partnered with the GROW! Mammography Scholarship, which is designed to support radiologic technologists who are dedicated to advancing in the field of radiology sciences. We believe that by investing in the education and professional development of future mammographers, we can help improve the quality of care in our communities.
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Are you interested in cross-training into Mammography? With over 33 years of experience teaching mammography, we've developed our curriculum based on helping you meet the requirements and becoming a successful mammographer. A half-day is dedicated to hands-on positioning and QC training at our affiliate hospital. This hands-on approach enables you to jump right in when it's time for you to start your 25 hands-on procedures on patients. Student evaluations confirm this is a "must have" for positioning training.
ARRT certification and/or a fully unrestricted state license are required for admission to the Mammography Initial Training course.
The curriculum for “Mammography Initial Training Option 1” will provide the technologist with all of the required components of training as outlined by MQSA. The course includes: 24 hours of training on core competencies as outlined by MQSA, 8 hours of Digital Mammography Modality Specific Training, and 8 hours of Tomosynthesis Modality Specific Training.
You will be awarded 40 hours of Category A credit for the five day course. The course satisfies the 16 hours of structured education requirement to apply for the ARRT Post-Primary Mammography Certification Examination. This course also meets the guidelines for states requiring special education for mammography.
Training Option 1
Option 1 is for technologists who can perform their 25 patient procedures at their facility.
In April, 1999, the final rules of the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) became effective that required entry level training for mammography including the performance of 25 patient procedures under the supervision of a qualified mammographer.
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