Patient Care in Mammography CE Course

2 CE Credits


A course covering everything a mammography tech needs to know to provide compassionate and high-quality care to patients, including patient preparation, education, and communication

Course Overview

1 Module
ASRT
361 Certificates Issued

Course description

Expiry date: September 1, 2022


Our Patient Care in Mammography course is designed to help mammography technologists better prepare, educate, and communicate and interact with patients before, during, and after a mammogram. As mammograms are the gold standard in diagnosing breast cancer, patients coming for a mammogram need to experience care, compassion, reassurance, professionalism, education, and often counseling. A mammography technologist often has to provide all of these in addition to performing the mammogram.

This course covers the fundamentals and nuances of providing quality patient care in throughout a mammography examination. It addresses the importance of preparing patients for a mammogram and the role that good communication with the technologist plays in ensuring compliance and optimal imaging. For example, effective and caring communication can relax the patient and thereby reduce the chance of suboptimal imaging of the pectoral muscles. The course will also tackle around 20 common myths about breast cancer, and provide the realities, so that you can help your patients better understand real risks and the benefits of screening.

Patient Care in Mammography is appropriate for novice mammography technologists, veteran mammo techs, and technologists cross-training into the modality. It is also suitable for students in radiology programs studying mammography to deepen and enhance their learning.

Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 2 CE Credits
Subscription duration: one year from purchase date
Voiceover available
Downloadable transcript available
Meets the CE requirements of the following states: California, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico
Meets ARRT® CE reporting requirements
Accepted by the NMTCB®
Hassle-free 30-day full refund policy*
Discipline Major content category & subcategories CE Credits provided
BS-2016 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 1.00
MAM-2016 Patient Care
Education and Assessment 1.25
MAM-2020 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 1.25
RA-2017 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 0.75
RA-2018 Patient Care
Patient Management 0.75
BS-2016 Procedures
Pathology 0.25
Surgical/Treatment Changes and Interventional Procedures 0.25
MAM-2016 Procedures
Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology 0.25
RA-2017 Procedures
Thoracic Section 0.75
RA-2018 Procedures
Thoracic Section 0.75
MAM-2020 Procedures
Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology 0.25
BS-2021 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 1.00
BS-2021 Procedures
Pathology 0.25
Breast Interventions 0.25
Section 1: Historical Overview
Definition of breast cancers
Patient care
Breast cancer myths

Course content very relevant and like a refresher's course for me. Great! Thanks.

Novlet G.

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