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.
Delivery format for this course event is LIVE WEBINAR. If you are seeking to register for our in-person event please click here and select either, Option 1 or Option 2 course offerings.
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.
Live Webinar Course
Live Webinar participants will need to be able to perform the 25 supervised patient procedures at the facility in which they are employed.
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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|Mammography > Patient Care > Patient Interactions and Management||4.0||2020|
|Mammography > Procedures > Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology||8.0||2016, 2020|
|Mammography > Procedures > Mammographic, Positioning, Special Needs, and Imaging Procedures||10.0||2016, 2020|
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