The Extraordinary Mammographer (Live Simulcast)

The Extraordinary Mammographer (Live Simulcast)
Course ID: ExtraMammo-100-155
Event Location:Advanced Health Education Center, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, Texas, USA, 77074
Credit: 8 Hours Category A Direct
Date: 07/07/2018 09:00 am - 07/07/2018 04:30 pm
Instructor : Sandra Maxey , AAS, RT(R)(M)
Price: $189.00
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Please register early and reserve your place by registering online or calling 800.239.1361 **Please note that live simulcast and live event registrations close 48 hours prior to the event date, and phone registrations for live simulcasts close at 1pm CST the day before the event is to begin.

**AHEC Live Webinars and Simulcasts are hosted through Zoom. You can use a computer/laptop or an Android/iOS mobile device. Click the following link to download the required plugin for "Zoom Client for Meetings": Please scroll down to view the system requirements for Zoom. For detailed instructions on preparation and completion of a webinar or simulcast click this LINK.**

*This live, instructor-directed course meets the Texas Medical Board requirements for all registered Medical Radiologic Technologists to obtain at least 3 hours of instructor-directed continuing education. Please refer to the TMB website for more information at this LINK

Houston, Texas --- This new eight hour mammography course is designed to help mammographers understand current progress and technologies in the fight to find and treat breast cancerl  You will learn from a very experienced mammographer how to correct the most noted positioning mistakes identified by ACR.  As a mammographer, you will appreciate the candid discussion on the mammography screeing contraversy and where we stand today.

Course Topics:

  • Why Use DBT and MBI?
  • Implants and ALCL (anaplastic large cell lymphoma)
  • Advanced Breast Cancers
  • Post-Surgical and Treatment of Breast Cancer
  • ACR Common Positioning Mistakes and Fixes
  • Mammography Screeing Controversy and Productivity

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Sandra Maxey , AAS, RT(R)(M)

Sandra (Sandy) Maxey, R.T.(R)(M) is currently a mammography technologist both in the institution and on the mobile van at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She has over 30 years experience in analog and digital mammography, needle localizations and galactograms. Sandy graduated from St. Philips College in San Antonio, TX and has been teaching positioning and pathology to mammography students for over 15 years. She is an enthusiastic and conscientious technologist who brings extensive knowledge to her students.