• Digital Mammography and Clinical Applications (Live Event)

**DISCLAIMER: This course begins at 8am CST. There will be a 1 hour lunch break and the course will conclude at 4:15pm CST.

Come with us as we explore the mammographer’s world in this updated digital mammography course designed just for the professional mammographer! 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!


Course Topics

  • Digital Mammography Basics
  • Digital Mammography Theory and Physics
  • Positioning
  • Digital Artifacts
  • Quality Control - What Do These QC Numbers Mean?
  • Clinical Applications
  • Pathology of the Breast in the Digital World

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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.
Cristi Freiley RT(R)(M)

Cristi Frieley has been a mammographer for over twenty years. She began her career in mammography at MD Anderson Cancer Center in 1998. She has experience in QC, as a lead mammographer, with accreditation, biopsies and needle localizations and DEXA. Crristi is presently a Mammographer at Kelsey Seybold Clinic in Kingwood. She received her radiography training at Houston Community College and her mammography initial training through AHEC.

Digital Mammography and Clinical Applications (Live Event)

  • Course ID: SIMDIGMM-288-828
  • Event Location: Advanced Health Education Center, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, Texas, USA, 77074
  • Credit: 8 Credits Category A
  • Date: 01/30/2022 08:00 am - 01/30/2022 04:30 pm
  • Instructor: Cristi Freiley RT(R)(M)
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  • $189.00