Focus on general information, technical considerations, the mammogram and special procedures.

This course is written by and for mammographers, and addresses the mammographers need for concise information about their daily mammography practice. It is very straightforward and expands knowledge on equipment configuration, positioning, and the role of the mammographer in this valuable procedure.

  • History of Mammography
  • Background Information and Need for Screening
  • Patient Considerations
  • The Radiologic Technologist
  • Mammography Machines, Processors, and Films
  • Darkroom and Processing Considerations in Mammography
  • Quality Assurance in Mammography
  • Breast Anatomy & Physiology
  • Mammographic Pathology
  • Mammographic Positioning
  • The Nonconforming Patient
  • Thinking in Three Dimensions
  • Practical Applications in Problem Solving
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Needle Breast Biopsy
  • Alternative Methods and Techniques
  • Digital Mammography