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MAM 102 Instrumentation and QA
Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Mammography program

This course covers basic design of the mammography equipment and introduces the student to the role of technical components utilized in mammography and their affect on the mammographic image. Both analog and digital imaging equipment and the use of computer aided detection (CAD) are also discussed. The MQSA regulations and the various agencies that govern mammography including their purposes, processes, and frequency of inspection are included in this course, as well as the quality control testing required to maintain accreditation and the roles that technologists and the physicist play in performing these tests. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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