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Digital Mammography Training
AQI and MTMI partner to bring you the best in Mammography training.
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About this Seminar
Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) holds promise to improve a host of new imaging applications for your breast imaging practice. FFDM will improve image quality, increase patient flow, decrease patient dose and reduce retakes. The advantages of this new technology account for the proliferation of commercial FFDM units in the clinical setting.
This seminar provides an opportunity to learn from an experienced faculty about this new technology and its appropriate utilization in a breast imaging practice. Practical considerations for making the transition to digital imaging will be emphasized, and new applications that are facilitated by the digital image format will be reviewed.

The Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) requires 8 hours of training on FFDM before operating these units. Attending this seminar fulfills this requirement.
Educational Objectives
At the completion of this seminar,
participants will be able to:
  • Describe the differences between imaging systems used to perform Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) examinations.
  • Understand the differences between film-screen and digital imaging.
  • Describe the parameters in digital imaging that control resolution and contrast.
  • Know the differences in image display/output devices used in digital mammography.
  • Describe newly emerging technologies used with digital mammographic imaging.

Locations & Dates
Las Vegas, NV     Nov 14, 2014
Las Vegas, NV     Jan 23, 2015
Las Vegas, NV     Mar 6, 2015
Las Vegas, NV     Jun 19, 2015
Las Vegas, NV     Sep 25, 2015
Las Vegas, NV     Nov 20, 2015

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Who Should Attend
This seminar is designed for radiologic technologists working in mammography, as well as supervisors, MQSA inspectors, vendor personnel, and others interested in FFDM. It will provide a good introduction to digital imaging technology as it relates to breast imaging and will provide 8 hours of training on FFDM as required by MQSA before working on a Digital Mammography Unit.
This training is one day of MTMI's 5-Day Mammography Course and is offered here as a stand alone seminar. Those enrolled in the 5-Day Mammography Course will be in attendance along with those attending this 1-day seminar on its own.
Shelly Lille', BS, RT(R)(M)

Kathy Degelder, BS
Seminar Credit
This seminar provides 8 hours of Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. It also provides 8 hours of training in digital mammography as a new modality as required by MQSA. A certificate of attendance will be provided for each individual upon completion of the course. Attendees must attend the entire course to receive credit.
AQI and MTMI would like to acknowledge the generous financial support of Atirix Medical Systems. You may know Atirix as the provider of QC-Track®, the leading, web-based software solution to automate quality control (QC) tracking and reporting, ACR credentials and MQSA compliance. Mammography reporting has moved away from big binders; QC-Track® by Atirix is the new industry standard.
Click here to visit QC-Link.

Seminar Schedule
7:30 am Registration & Coffee
8:00 am Introduction to Digital Mammography Principles

Comparing Digital to Analog

9:40 am Informal Discussion and Break
9:50 am Digital Imaging Detectors

Operational Difference

Digital Mammography Displays
  • Hard copy display devices
  • Soft copy display devices
11:30 am Lunch (On your own)
12:30 pm Digital Mammography Q.C.
  • Image quality and artifacts
  • Quality control guidelines
  • Radiologist, medical physicist and technologist testing
2:10 pm Informal Discussion and Break
2:20 pm ACR/MQSA Requirements and Accreditation
  • Application process
  • Training requirements - technologist, radiologist, medical physicist
3:20 pm Advanced Applications of Digital Mammography

4:00 pm Adjourn
All prices for dates in the US are in US dollars.
All prices for dates in Canada are in Canadian dollars.

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Regular Price199.00189.00210.00
Member Price179.00170.00189.00
Regular Price199.00189.00210.00
Member Price179.00170.00189.00

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Group discount for a group from one facility registering at the same time: 3-5 attendees 5%; 6 or more attendees 10%.
Group discounts for MTMI Institutional Members can be as high as 25%, please contact MTMI for details (discount is not applicable if the tuition is paid by purchase order). For student rates, contact MTMI. Members of MTMI receive a discount. Only one discount may be applied.

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Las Vegas,NV - November 14, 2014
Flamingo Las Vegas
3555 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Las Vegas, NV - January 23, 2015
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Las Vegas, NV - March 06, 2015
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