• Imaging the Augmented and Reconstructed Breast (Online)

As a dedicated technologist, you know that breast augmentation introduces unique challenges to imaging. Join us for an immersive journey that goes beyond the basics, empowering you with the skills and knowledge to excel in this specialized field.

Imaging the augmented breast requires precision. Learn the art of correctly positioning breasts for mammography, unraveling the challenges posed by implants' position, density, and encapsulation levels. We'll guide you through the nuances, ensuring you master the techniques for optimal visualization.

Explore the world of risks and complications associated with breast augmentation. From implant ruptures to post-surgery considerations, we equip you with the knowledge to navigate potential hurdles, making you a valuable asset in patient care.

 Unravel the guidelines for mammography in diverse post-surgery situations - breast reduction, lumpectomy, subcutaneous mastectomy, and mastectomy variations. This comprehensive approach ensures you're well-prepared for any imaging scenario.

 Gain valuable insights into performing breast biopsies on women with implants. Understand the unique challenges posed by adverse events during mammography with implants, and learn to navigate them confidently.

 The cornerstone of successful mammography lies in compression techniques. Delve into the do's and don'ts, refining your skills to ensure optimal imaging outcomes. This hands-on knowledge will set you apart in the field.

Our course takes you beyond theory, providing practical applications for technical factors in breast imaging. Enhance your proficiency, ensuring your abilities match the demands of this dynamic field.

This course isn't just about ticking off topics; it's about immersing yourself in an experience that transforms you into a sought-after expert in breast imaging. Join us, and embark on a journey where each lesson propels you towards mastering the art of imaging in breast augmentation and reconstruction. Enroll now for a brighter, more confident future in your rad tech career!


After purchase, the link to this online CE activity will be delivered via email, or you can log in to the course at the link below.
Access the online link for reading material, take the post test at your convenience, and receive your certificate online immediately after successful completion of test.

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This program provides 2 AHRA Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. You must complete a post test and pass with a 75% or higher to receive your certificate of completion.

Approval Expirations

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Category Hours Revision Year(s)
Breast Sonography > Procedures > Breast Interventions .50 2021
Breast Sonography > Procedures > Surgical/Treatment Changes and Interventional Procedures .50 2016
Mammography > Procedures > Mammographic, Positioning, Special Needs, and Imaging Procedures 2.0 2016, 2020
Radiology Assistant > Procedures > Thoracic Section 1.0 2017, 2018, 2023

Imaging the Augmented and Reconstructed Breast (Online)

  • Course ID: Homestudy-ImgBreast-487-o
  • Credit: 2 Hours Category A
  • Expiration Date: 12-31-2024
  • $39.95

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