Patient Preparation and Education in Mammography – 2 CE Credits

ARRT-Accepted Mammography Continuing Education

An interactive, online mammography continuing education course that fulfills your ARRT digital mammography continuing education credits requirements


Patient Preparation and Education in Mammography – 2 CE Credits

$5.00

  Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 2 CE Credits
  Subscription duration: 6 months 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*

Description

Patient Preparation in Mammography Continuing Education

A mammogram is 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.
Patient preparation for mammography is a very important step and requires good communication with the technologist who will perform the mammogram. Communication will relax the patient and reduce the chance of suboptimal imaging of the pectoral muscles. It will also help in identifying sensitive breasts and the reason behind the sensitivity.
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This online digital mammography continuing education course is accredited by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) and accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for 2 CE credits. It also meets the CE requirements for the states of California, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico.
The course consists of 1 module followed by a post-test, and provides you 2 Category A CE credits to fulfill your biennial 24 CE requirements and/or to complete your prescribed continuing education.

Audience and Objectives

Objectives

  • Identify the two main types of breast cancer
  • Explain common breast cancer treatment
  • Differentiate between facts and myths of breast cancer detection, risks or treatment – including their impact on breast cancer research and personal choices
  • Know how to obtain pertinent patient information relative to mammographic examinations
  • Communicate effectively with referring physicians and patients
  • Be able to define, identify patient interaction and communications before, during and after the exam
Target Audience

  • Radiologic Technologists

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Topics Covered

Definition of Breast Cancer

Patient Care

Breast Cancer Myths

CQR Credits Distribution

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