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RAIT 325 Mammography • 5 Cr.

Description:

Preparation for certification by the ARRT in mammography. In addition to didactic education, the course includes laboratory sessions in a Mammography department. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the program or permission of instructor.

Description starting Summer 2017

Preparation for certification by the ARRT in mammography. In addition to didactic education, the course includes laboratory sessions in a Mammography department. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and permission of the Program Chair.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe the pertinent components of mammography equipment and their respective role in imaging
  • Examine the changes in the quantity and quality of radiation produced with manipulation of technical factors
  • Evaluate image quality relative to the technical factors used, the anatomy of the breast, and pathologic conditions
  • Evaluate required quality control procedures, and interpret the results of those tests
  • Relate the quality control findings to image quality
  • Identify normal anatomy and physiology of the breast and describe the effects of pathology on the images
  • Describe the role of the technologist in patient education

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000