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RAIT 325 Mammography • 5 Cr.


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.


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.
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