EQUIP & Advanced Mammography Positioning Course (Jul 23 - 24, 2021)
EQUIP & Advanced Mammography Positioning Course is organized by Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) and will be held from Jul 23 - 24, 2021 at MTMI - Medical Technology Management Institute, Waucousta, Wisconsin, United States of...
EQUIP & Advanced Mammography Positioning Course is organized by Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) and will be held from Jul 23 - 24, 2021 at MTMI - Medical Technology Management Institute, Waucousta, Wisconsin, United States of America. Audience: Mammographers who wish to enhance their current skills to provide superior patient care. This program is also appropriate for mammographers, breast imaging specialists and application specialists who wish to stay ahead of the game for ACR accreditation and strive for excellence in ACR accreditation. Accreditation: This program provides 13.5 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. Biennium CE Credits: 13.5 Structured Education / CQR Credits: 13.5 About this Course: This comprehensive course is geared for those experienced mammographers that want to enhance their current skills and take them to the next level of providing superior patient care in mammography. Learn the eight image quality attributes for clinical image review in the EQUIP program. The experienced instructor and positioners will provide you with a comprehensive review of techniques essential to executing a quality mammography program at breast imaging facilities, techniques on how to properly evaluate clinical images and introducing assessment techniques that will improve your mammography program at your facility. Hands-on sessions will thoroughly review: • supplemental views • positioning techniques • clinical assessments There will be discussions on the advances in mammographic positioning, techniques on improving positioning on implant patients and suggested techniques on how to enhance current positioning styles. Details on mammography regulations, the medical audit and pathology reports will be discussed. This course is appropriate for those interested in recommendations and solutions that will provide techniques to enhance and improve patient care satisfaction in their breast imaging centers. You will not want to miss attending this comprehensive mammography positioning course for those breast imaging specialists who want to take their breast imaging techniques to the next level. Educational Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants will: • Discuss the advances in mammographic positioning and techniques to enhance current positioning styles. • Provide techniques to evaluate clinical images and assessment techniques. • Detail the components of Mammography regulation, including the medical audit and pathology report. • Learn how to implement the Team Approach concept. • Demonstrate the proper techniques in imaging patients with breast implants. • Learn skills on how to maximize breast tissue on those difficult to position patients for mammography. • Recognize the technologist, physician, and physicists roles in establishing a quality assurance program.