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MAM 105 Breast Imaging Procedures
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MAM 103 or consent of program director

This course introduces the standard views required for obtaining a mammogram, and any additional views and positioning techniques associated with obtaining the required images. The course also discusses special patient situations which the mammographer may encounter during the mammographic exam and offers the student the opportunity to apply critical thinking skills. The course will also define and discuss the differences between a screening and diagnostic mammogram. Alternative imaging options and diagnostic procedures associated with the breast will also be reviewed. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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