ASRT Authored Courses, Mammography
Breast Imaging Essentials | Module 6: Digital Quality Control and Regulations
This module explains the requirements for mammography accreditation and certification and the agencies involved. You will learn about the reporting requirements listed in the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) and the mandatory mammography quality control tests performed by both technologists and medical physicists.
After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Name the agencies and list the requirements for mammography accreditation and certification.
• Identify personnel and reporting requirements listed in the Mammography Quality Standards Act, or MQSA, regulations.
• List the mandated mammography quality control, or QC, tests performed by technologists and their required frequency.
• List the mandated mammography QC tests performed by medical physicists and their required frequency.
ASRT: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
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