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    SUNY Broome Community College
   
 
  Jan 22, 2018
 
 
    
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RAD 262 - Mammography


Individual modules consisting of 1) patient education and assessment; 2) anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the breast; 3) positioning and image evaluation; 4) mammographic technique; and 5) instrumentation and quality assurance.  Preparation for the AART mammography registry examination.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisitie:  RAD 230 Clinical Education IV or equivalent

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate basic mammographic positioning skills.
2.  Explain advanced positioning techniques for supplementary views, difficult patients and implant patients.
3.  Describe how various physical characterisitcs of the x-ray tube affect mammographic imaging; perform mammography quality control testing procedures per MQSA guidelines.
4.  Describe the differences between imaging systems used to perform Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) examinations.
5.  Describe and develop a comprehensive quality assurance program for digital mammography; understand the differences between film-screen and digital imaging.
6.  Describe the parameters in digital imaging that control resolution and contrast.



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