About this Program

This In-Service was designed for UCHealth University of Colorado.

It is comprised of a 4 hour recorded positioning lecture and a 4 hour Hands-on session.

The ENTIRE recording Must Be Viewed BEFORE attendee participates in the Hands-on session. MTMI is able to verify that you have viewed the recording in its' entirety. 

Mammographers will rotate through Hands-on sessions on either March 11 or March 12.

To view the recording:

  1. Login to your MTMI account (you have set-up your account when you registered) 
  2. Open the document in the 'Materials' column of your account labeled Link to Recording
  3. Copy and paste the link in this document


In-person and live webinar options

Recorded Session

All mammographers must view the ENTIRE recording prior to Hands-on session.

2.0 hours :

Accreditation and Image Selection

Extensive review on Basic and Advanced Positioning

Clinical Image Evaluation – Include all ACR deficiencies listed on report.

  • ACR Mammography Accreditation Program
  • Category Scoring
  • Positioning
  • Compression
  • Exposure Level Criteria
  • Contrast Criteria
  • Sharpness Criteria
  • Noise Criteria
  • Artifact Criteria
  • Exam Identification Criteria                                                               

2.0 hours:

Film Critique

Mammography QC

  • ACR
  • MQSA


Hands-on Positioning – Assessment (Note:  Mammographers will rotate)             

March 11, 2020                 12:00noon to 4:30pm 

March 12, 2020                 8:00am to 2:00pm

This section will be repeated at each scheduled positioning day AM and PM.


Notes:  Mammography Specialists will assess each mammographer performing a minimum of three (3+) mammograms during the one-on-one didactic (scanning and positioning assessment) sessions. 

A follow up written assessment will be provided within one week of training.

4.0 hours:                                            

Positioning Techniques Review “Live Patients”

Clinical Competency Testing – Mammographer Positions

Positioning Dilemmasow to Correct                        


Who should attend?

Mammographers employed by UCHealth University of Colorado

Program Faculty

Meet your presenter(s)

Miranda M. Lyman-Hager

Miranda M. Lyman-Hager


Miranda became registered with the ARRT as a Radiologic Technologist in 1998 and specialized in Mammography in 1999. She spent the first 8 years working her way up from staff technologist to lead technologist before accepting a Clinic Manager Role with Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A. in Lee’s Summit, Missouri in 2006. After 10 years in that role, Miranda took a leap of faith in 2017 and began working as an Independent Mammography Positioning Specialist and Educator. Most of her time was spent teaching for Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) on the Initial Mammography Training team as well as traveling the US to provide hands-on positioning workshops. Miranda also worked part-time as Corporate Supervisor in the Mammography Department at University Health, Kansas City, Mo where she collaborated with the Lead Interpreting Physician to ensure all breast imaging protocols, workflows, quality control, and quality assurance issues/concerns were addressed and managed per MQSA/ACR guidelines. In February of 2023, Miranda accepted the position of Director of Women’s Imaging Education at MTMI. In this role, Miranda oversees and manages the Women’s Imaging portfolio of courses and events. Miranda is passionate about women’s health education and continues to provide hands-on positioning workshops as well as teaches several MTMI programs such as Initial Mammography Training, Essential Skills for Quality Mammography, Conquering MQSA and ACR and many more CEU webinars.   


Accredited training programs

ASRT Category A Credit Information

ASRT Category A

This program provides 8 hour(s) of Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists approved by ASRT and recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states.  Category A credit is also recognized for CE credit in Canada.  You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.  


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Early Pricing Guidelines

Qualifying 'Early' registrations must be made at least 14 days in advance for the program.

Cancellation Policy

Seminars/Webinars 8 hours of credit or more

Refunds, minus a $30 processing fee, will be granted for cancellations received at least 3 days prior to the program. Cancellations received within 3 days of the program will receive a credit toward a future MTMI program, minus the $30 processing fee. No refunds will be made after the program starts. MTMI reserves the right to cancel any scheduled program because of low advance registration or other reasons. MTMI’s liability is limited to a refund of any program tuition paid. MTMI recommends that attendees use refundable airline tickets. In case of cancellation of a program for any reason, MTMI is not responsible for travel costs incurred by attendees including non-refundable airline tickets. When offered, WEBINAR ATTENDEES that cannot log in due to unsolvable technical issues beyond their control will be eligible for a full refund.