In this course, the certified radiologic technologist receives a structured and supervised clinical experience. Students will apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to the performance of mammographic examinations. Students are expected to gain practical experience and demonstrate competency in the area of patient positioning, breast examination, equipment operation, quality control, and image critique. Students will be assigned to a health care facility for 15 weeks, 24 hours/week, under the supervision of a certified mammographer.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to the Mammography program; RAD 270 minimum grade "C", may enroll concurrently