Completion of this study unit satisfies the ACR voluntary accreditation requirement for the mammography technologist. This unit of study provides an overview of breast biopsy procedures with an emphasis on the stereotactic method. The mammographer will be introduced to the various methods of guided stereotactic biopsy, patient selection, trouble-shooting, pathological findings, and follow-up patient care. The mammographer will also learn how to best support the patient during a stereotactic breast biopsy.
Repeating Courses – Technologists may repeat any course for CE, if they complete it in a different biennium. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning CE activity for credit if it was reported in the same CE biennium.