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Oct 21 - 25, 2019 | CE Hours 40.00 | USD $1100 | Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Initial Mammography Training Course is organized by Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) and will be held from Oct 21 - 25, 2019 at MTMI Education Center at Herzing University, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States of America. Audience: This course is appropriate for technologists wishing to enter the field of Mammography with no previous experience as well as technologists who have worked in Mammography without extensive formal training. This course provides you with the initial training in mammography that is required by the MQSA and provides you over 16 hours of structured education related to the content specifications as outlined by the ARRT. Credits: This program provides 40 hours of Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists approved by ASRT and recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. Category A credit is also recognized by CAMRT’s Continuing Education Credit Approval Program for CE credit in Canada. You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion. This 40 credit activity provides the 16 hours of structured education related to the content specifications outlined by the ARRT, required for certification and registration. Overview: The Initial Training in Mammography course will include all MQSA mandated material as well as an emphasis on mammography registry review. This course will cover all ARRT mammography exam content specifications as well as serve as a review for the California state mammography exam. Our course will incorporate the MQSA requirement of 8 hours of digital mammography throughout the 5 days. Hands on positioning workshops for those who attend the on-site programs will allow attendees the opportunity to work one on one with instructors and models to practice and learn the basic mammographic screening procedures. The week includes a registry review in an interactive and fun learning style. Educational Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Obtain knowledge to help prepare for the ARRT Mammography exam. • Demonstrate basic positioning skills for the CC and MLO views. • Explain advanced positioning technique for supplementary views, difficult patients and implant patients. • Review and gain knowledge on breast anatomy, disease processes and pathology. • Describe how various physical characteristics of the x-ray tube affect mammographic imaging. • Perform mammographic quality control testing procedures per MQSA guidelines. • Describe the differences between imaging systems used to perform Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) examinations. • Describe and develop a comprehensive quality assurance program for digital mammography. • Understand the differences between regulatory bodies, such as MQSA, ACR and the ARRT. • Describe the parameters in digital imaging that control resolution and contrast. • Describe newly emerging technologies used with digital mammographic imaging.