Procedures and Documentation for Mammography and Quality Management, Volume 1
2-IN-1 EXAM PREPARATION PACKAGE STUDY GUIDE FOR ADVANCED EXAMS COMPETENCY DOCUMENTATION KIT PROCEDURE DOCUMENTATION FOR ADVANCED IMAGING Mammography and Quality Management Erica Williams Jennifer Wagner Take a shortcut to success on the ARRT advanced exams in mammography and quality management. This handy carry-anywhere guide not only reviews all the material covered by the exams, it gives you step-by step tools for documenting the competencies you need to qualify for the exams. For each required competency, you get clear illustrated steps for performing the exercise and a documentation page that walks you through the needed written verification. All you have to do is mail in the pages to the ARRT when you're ready for the test! PROCEDURES DOCUMENTATION FOR ADVANCED IMAGING: Mammography and Quality Management features: • Unique all-in-one preparation package for two advanced exams • Illustrated step-by-step instructions for procedures • Documentation forms to prove you've met ARRT requirements • Succinct summaries of everything you need to know for both tests • Basics of advanced ductography, ENA, steriotactic biopsy, and more • Full coverage of equipment evaluation and statistical analysis • Helpful charts of frequencies for radiography and mammography • An overview of NCRP Reports 99 and 105 • Time-saving design that helps raise your score If you want to qualify for and pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists advanced mammography and quality management exams, this is the most useful, up-to-date study guide you can own. Also from McGraw-Hill: Wentz: Mammography for Radiologic Technologists LeFave: Mammography PreTest Self-Assessment and Review Saia: Appleton & Lange’s Review for the Radiography Examination Visit http://www.harrisonsonline.comMedicine Updated by the Authorities You Trust
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