This presentation begins with breast development in the fetus and describes the normal anatomy, physiology, and the maturation process. In addition insights into disease processes with an emphasis on breast cancer are also explored. Beyond anatomy and physiology we must also look at common pathology of the breeast to assist the mammographer in planning and performing quality mammograms.
This program provides 3 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.
All Home study approvals have an expiration date. Some of our home studies are approved for one year others for two years. Whether a home study is renewed at the end of its expiration date is determined by the materials content and relevancy. AHEC recommends if you plan to purchase a home study to complete at a later date that you contact us to confirm the expiration date.
Susan Sprinkle-Vincent , AAS, RT(R)(M)
Susan Sprinkle-Vincent, AAS, RT(R)(M), Director of Mammography Services/Consultant, has 38 years of experience in performing and teaching others the skills of mammography. She has been an instructor associated with the continuing education program cosponsored by the National Cancer Institute and American College of Radiology and the American Cancer Society. Susan's years of experience range from the Supervisor of Mammography Services at The Methodist Hospital and Project Director of Mammography at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She joined the AHEC team full time in the fall of 2000 to expand the mammography educational service and build a new division to assist AHEC's clients with mammography consulting services. Susan is widely known for her expertise in the clinical aspects of mammography and her technical skills. She will continue to actively teach technologists, residents and physicians the finer details of this highly technical field. Susan is enjoying another amazing experience at AHEC.