This course prepares individuals with skills to deliver safe and competent patient care in regards to mammography. This course is designed to provide individuals with critical thinking and problem solving knowledge to use in everyday practice as a mammographer. Course work includes classroom components; clinical components are required for certification, but are not assigned by Johnston Community College.
This course is designed to provide the structured education requirement for post-primary practice in Mammography. Core topics include the mammography technologist's scope of practice, testing the quality of the equipment and image processing, using the proper technique to position the breast and special procedures, digital mammography, and the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA). Upon completion, students are eligible to complete the clinical requirements needed for taking the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist post-primary certification in Mammography. Individuals taking this course must be a registered or registry-eligible radiologic technologist.
Radiographers interested in pursuing additional certification.
Mammography - RAD-2100-01F
F - Health Sciences Building
11/02/2019 - 11/10/2019
Saturday & Sunday
8AM- 5PM (Ends at 3:00 p.m. last day)
JCC does not assign clinical opportunities for students. Students must be present for entire course to receive credit.