Mammography image quality is dependent upon optimization of the entire imaging chain.  The quality control procedures for film screen mammography are critical to the mammography image and ultimately the diagnosis of the image.  This course provides a thorough review of the eleven film screen quality control procedures mandated by MQSA.  The required frequencies,  operating limits and image quality will be discussed in this course.

Course Topics:

  • Darkroom Cleanliness
  • Screen Cleaning
  • View Box cleaning
  • Visual Checklist
  • Repeat Analysis
  • Fixer Retention
  • Darkroom Fog
  • Screen film contact
  • Compression
  • Processor Sensitometry
  • Phantom Image

This home study comes on a DVD.