Mammography Technologist Practicum

Classes are linked with credit courses

MEDICAL IMAGING

Anatomy/Positioning & Patient Assessment
MAMT 2037

Prerequisites: Course Approval Required. As an additional student expense, a physical, background & drug check are some of the requirements.

Must be ARRT registered or eligible to test. For approval and additional info call 281-476-1871.

This course will prepare the registered technologist to enter the advanced field of mammography. A mammographer uses specialized x-ray equipment to obtain diagnostic images and breast tissue biopsies.

This specialized technologist is pivotal in the diagnosis of breast tissue abnormalities in both men and women. Students will learn to position patients and equipment to provide quality images. Effective communications with patients, physicians and other healthcare professionals will be demonstrated and practiced. Students will also develop an understanding of radiation protection, anatomy, pathology, ethics, and medical legal issues. (MAMT 2333)

Note: Textbook is required

$276       CEU 4.8                HRS: 48

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Clinical-Mammography Technologist
MAMT 2063

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Mammography. Course Approval is Required, Call 281-476-1871. As an additional student expenses, a physical, background & drug check, ect. are requirements.

Must be ARRT registered or eligible to test.

Students will apply mammography theory, concepts and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within the systems associated with the mammography work environment. Students will demonstrate legal & ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using mammography terminology. (MAMT 2363)

Note: Textbook required

$269       CEU 16.0              HRS: 160