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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbook

Mammography Certificate


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The Casper College Mammography Certificate Program is a one semester advanced certification program available to graduates of an accredited radiography program.

Mammographers are highly trained professionals who work with state of the art imaging equipment to produce high quality screening and diagnostic images of the breast.

The program curriculum incorporates the standards established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and the guidelines set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national post primary certification exam in Mammography.

All courses will be offered in a hybrid format with three required on campus classes. The remainder of the program is offered online via Moodle. Courses will cover all content areas required by the ARRT.

 

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Structured Education Requirements

Effective January 1, 2016, in order to take the Mammography Certification Exam, the ARRT will require documentation of structured education along with the required clinical experience requirements. Structured education may be in the form of formal education coursework completed at a college or university or equivalent to 16 CE hours of structured education. Candidates will need to document at least on CE credit or its equivalent of structured education at a college or university in each of the certification content categories. Both forms of structured education must meet the ARRT’s current CE guidelines. The Casper College program meets these requirements. If you are not working toward the Mammography certificate, you may take the Mammography Fundamentals online course to meet some of these requirements without completing the clinical education portion of the program.

Admission Requirement: Must be a registered Radiologic Technologist or registry eligible and pass the exam prior to the start of the program.

 

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Normal length of this program is 15 weeks.

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