The Mammography Program provides licensed radiologic technologists with the opportunity to develop discipline-specific knowledge and skills to meet the Mammography Quality Standards Act guidelines and to become certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists as a diagnostic mammography technologist.
For more information on the Mammography Program at Malcolm X College, visit the program webpage.
|Required Program Core|
|RADIOGR 261||Patient Care and Pathology||1|
|RADIOGR 262||Anatomy, Physiology and Procedures||2|
|RADIOGR 263||Imaging Production and QA||1|
|RADIOGR 265||Mammography Clinical Education||5|
Program Admission Requirements
- ARRT certification
- BLS certification
- IEMA license
To participate in the clinical education portion of the Mammography Program, the student must possess additional nonacademic skills. These technical standards are consistent with the duties of the entry-level Mammographer in a professional position. The applicant should have the ability to:
- Move, adjust and position patients for mammography exams
- Move, adjust and manipulate equipment to perform mammographic procedures
- Possess visual acuity to review and evaluate images to determine image quality
- Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with patients, doctors and other personnel, and have the ability to follow written and verbal directions
To learn more about the Mammography Program at Malcolm X College, including the application process, visit the program website.