Lectures – United States & Canada
Sponsor: MTMI – Medical Technology Management Institute
Lecture Title: Breast Imaging: Critique, Analysis and Case Reviews
Webinar Simulcast option available
8 Hours ARRT Category A Credit Seminar sponsored by MTMI
For dates and details visit: MTMI web site
February 7, 2015 – Calgary, AB
March 14, 2015 – Edmonton, AB
April 18, 2015 – Newark, NJ
May 9, 2015 – Tucson, AZ
August 29, 2015 – Seattle, WA
September 19, 2015 – Niagara Fall, ON
October 10, 2015 – Detroit, MI
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Who should attend?
This seminar is helpful for mammographers, managers, radiologic technologists, educators and health care professionals involved in providing breast-imaging services. It will also be helpful to staff members of companies offering mammographic equipment and supplies
About this Seminar
This seminar is a comprehensive review of issues important to executing a quality mammographic exam, provides valuable information on 2-D and 3-D digital mammography, breast image analysis and critique and the pros and cons of current and emerging modalities.
Understanding the advanced techniques in breast imaging, recognizing the needs of the non-conforming or challenging patient, QA of digital units, MQSA certification issues and proper communication within the imaging department is imperative to providing optimal patient care.
This seminar is appropriate for those interested in recommendations and solutions to improve current mammography skills, and will provide techniques to enhance and improve patient care satisfaction in breast imaging
At the completion of this seminar,
Identify and describe some of the common types of breast cancer including treatment & prognosis.
Discuss the importance of communicating effectively in imaging and identify good and bad communication skills.
Identify the radiologist communication and reporting mandates regarding the BIRAD system.
Review patient care scenarios including discussions on meeting the personal and practical needs of the patient while maintaining or enhancing the patient's self-esteem.
Explain the purpose of the Mammography Quality Standards. List and describe the tasks required for digital mammography quality control.
Discuss how to resolve imaging problems including a review and critique of specific mammograms.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of digital mammography screening, Breast Tomosynethesis, breast ultrasound, MR imaging, Molecular Imaging and other emerging technologies used in breast cancer screening
Typical Seminar Schedule
8:00 am - 4:30pm
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