Certificates are a great way to explore a subject and build skills in less time and at a lower cost than pursuing a degree program. You can also learn a specific technique and build new career skills.
Mammography Technologist Certificate
This certificate is only available to students with a radiologic technology associate degree and current ARRT certification. Learn fundamental mammography skills, gain clinical experience in mammography exams and prepare for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam to become a certified mammography technologist. Learn mammography techniques such as positioning, equipment, image production and radiation safety.
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RTE 250 - Mammography
Introduces the principles of mammography in preparation for the performance of mammographic procedures for the internship experience. Special consideration will be given to positioning, equipment, image production, quality control, radiation safety, patient assessment, interventional procedures, and the critical thinking skills necessary to function in an autonomous environment. Three credits.http://www.aims.edu/student/cashier/tuition.phpDifferential tuition rates apply.
Permission of Department Chair. Majors only.
RTE 291 - Internship: Mammo
Provides clinical experience for acquiring mammographic examinations through positioning for screening and diagnostic images. There is an emphasis on critical analysis of image quality, patient education, and patient care. This course allows for the documentation of clinical competencies required by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for application of the post-primary certification exam. .Three credits.http://www.aims.edu/student/cashier/tuition.phpDifferential tuition rates apply
Permission of Department Chair
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This program has a multi-step application process.
Degree at a Glance
Degree TypeAssociate of Applied Science
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