May 17, 2022  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RDTK 2550 - Mammography Fundamentals (3CR)


(3L) This course covers the anatomy, pathology, and instrumentation involved in mammographic imaging. Topics covered will include: Patient Care, preparation and education; Instrumentation and Quality Assurance; Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology; Mammographic Technique and Image Evaluation; and Breast Imaging Procedures. Procedures will be covered in depth to include exam protocol, dose considerations, special patient care issues, interventional/special examinations, and diagnostic imaging. Special exams will include Needle Localization, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound: imaging, biopsy or FNA, Stereotactic Procedure, Breast Implant Imaging, Ductography, and Diagnostic Work-Up. Content is designed to impart an understanding of the physical principles, technique, quality control and image evaluation involved in mammography. Analog and digital acquisition and documentation will be discussed. Image processing and display will be examined from data acquisition through post processing and archiving.

Prerequisites: ARRT registered & licensed and acceptance into the program.



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