Mammography Imaging Systems


The instructional design for this course is group paced. This course provides formal training for biomedical equipment maintenance personnel who are assigned to an Air Force or Army medical treatment facility (MTF). The course is designed to provide advance technical training on mammography imaging systems. The course will focus on clinical application, theory of operations, as well as preventive maintenance, calibration/verification and isolating a malfunction on mammography imaging systems.

 US Air Force
AFSC: Mammography Imaging Systems
Course Length: 64 hours
Iterations per year: 7

 US Army
MOS: Mammography Imaging Systems
Course Length: 64 hours
Iterations per year: 7

 US Navy

School Code 083

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The Mammography Imaging Systems course provides formal advanced training at METC.

This course is a consolidated course with three military services that is designed to provide training on: theory of operation, clinical applications, related physiology, preventive maintenance, circuit analysis, troubleshooting, calibration, and safe operating procedures.

The instructional design of this course courses is group lockstep.

Methods of instruction include, but are not limited to: lecture, demonstration, online materials, simulations, laboratory practice, and practical exercises on mammography imaging systems.

Quality control and safety techniques are emphasized throughout the course.

Special Information:

Navy personnel attend this course as part of their initial biomedical equipment technician training.

To obtain the 8410 Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC), this course functions as a required course within the Biomedical Equipment Technician course (B-326-1000).

Navy students must successfully complete this course to fulfill passing requirements of the B-326-1000 course.

For Army and Air Force, this course is separate from the METC Biomedical Equipment Technician course (MOS: 68A10 and AFSC: 4A231)

Accreditation Information:

Graduates from this course receive recommended college credits from the Community College of the Air Force.

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