This educational activity presents topics pertaining to the performance of mammographic procedures.  A thorough understanding of the definitions used to differentiate screening vs. diagnostic mammography will be discussed, and the correlation to the performance of the clinical procedure.   The topics include a review of current statistical data associated with breast cancer risk factors, and how that information is incorporated into a complete clinical patient history.   Patient sensitivity is presented to help the learner understand the patient’s emotional and physical needs throughout the breast imaging process.

This home study comes on a DVD.