About this Program

This course provides an overview of mammography quality assurance. Participants will be able to understand how to successfully get through an annual MQSA inspection, identify high-quality images for ACR accreditation and best practices for keeping yourself organized.

Participants will obtain a better understanding of manual patient tracking vs computer patient tracking as well as understand what they should be tracking and how long to keep documentation.

Educational Objectives

After this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand how to prepare for and successfully get through your MQSA inspections
  • Discuss the must-have qualities for your ACR image submission.
  • Describe the paperwork that should be kept on file in the mammography department and the length of time items should be kept.
  • Discuss the difference between manual vs. computer tracking, what to track, and how long to keep tracking documentation.


In-person and live webinar options

Preparing for MQSA

  • Best practice for organizing your books for inspector review
  • What is needed in each book an inspector will review
  • How long to keep documentation

The EQUIP Program

  • Program example
  • Review of EQUIP book

Preparing for ACR accreditation

  • Review of 8 image grading criteria
    • The must haves vs. minor issues you can accept
  • Review of time line expectations

Patient tracking

  • Manual vs computer tracking
  • What to track
  • How long to keep documentation


Who should attend?


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 4 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 4 days in advance for the program.

Cancellation Policy

Webinars less than 8 hours of credit

Refunds, minus a $15 processing fee, will be granted for cancellations received at least 3 days prior to the program. Cancellations received within 3 days of the webinar will receive a credit toward a future MTMI program, minus the $15 processing fee. No refunds will be made after the webinar 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. WEBINAR ATTENDEES that cannot log in due to unsolvable technical issues beyond their control will be eligible for a full refund.