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MAM 101 Fundamentals of Breast Imaging
Credit Hours: 1
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Mammography program

This introductory course emphasizes the importance of patient care and education in the mammographic environment. Incidence and risk factors, signs and symptoms associated with breast cancer for the male and female patient are discussed. Tumor staging of breast cancers and treatment options for the patient with breast cancer are summarized including the surgical, nonsurgical, and reconstructive aspects for the patient. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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