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Mammography Initial Training Option 1

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Mammography Initial Training Option 1

Time: July 17, 2014 at 8am to July 20, 2014 at 4:15pm
Location: Advanced Health Education Center
Street: 8502 Tybor Drive
City/Town: Houston
Website or Map: https://store.aheconline.com/…
Phone: 800-239-1361
Event Type: ce, seminar
Organized By: Larry Carney
Latest Activity: Jun 3, 2014

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Register early and save! Please register early and reserve your place by providing payment to avoid an additional $25 fee required for registrations given within two (2) weeks of the course.

Initial MQSA Training Requirement for Mammography
If you are looking for a comprehensive course on mammography skill training and enhancement, this is the course for you! You will cover every aspect of a mammography procedure required to meet initial training requirements as outlined by MQSA. The topics covered will include anatomy and physiology, hands-on positioning lab, film critique sessions and clinical participation. Quality control, pathology, special procedures and imaging the augmented breast are a must for the new mammography technologist and will be covered in detail as highlights in this class. The instructional material provided is a great resource once you return to the workplace.

This practical approach to learning mammography is applicable to all technologists performing mammography. Professional liability insurance is provided for on-site clinical rotations. Clinical dress codes apply for the clinical rotations. ARRT certification and/or a fully unrestricted state license are required for admission to the training. Registration must be received at three weeks in advance for Option 2 to assure clinical rotation sites. This course has been evaluated and meets the 40 contact hour initial training requirements as mandated by the MQSA standards for the FDA. You will also receive 32 hours Category A credit. This course meets the guidelines for states requiring special education for mammography.

The following information is required for enrollment in class:

  • A copy of professional certificate and state licensure (if applicable)
  • A copy of your supervising technologist(s) ARRT card and state licensure card (if applicable)
  • A signed supervising technologist credentialing form

**When you register you will be sent information via email regarding the required documents to complete enrollment. This information must be provided 2 weeks prior to the first day of class.

**Participants in this class who will be performing clinical examinations in a digital mammography department or wish to meet initial requirements in film-screen and digital mammography must register for the Monday course following the fellowship.

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