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CA in Mammography

Attachment Duration

4 weeks

Criteria

Only for practising and/or registered radiographers in Mammography (Beginners may also apply)

Note: Each request is subject to Department's review and approval

Objective

To provide participants with advanced knowledge and core competency skills in clinical mammography

Outline

Upon successful completion of the programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the breasts
  • Understand the physics, equipment and radiation dosimetry in mammography
  • Observe quality assurance procedures for digital (FFDM/CR) mammography equipment
  • Describe how QC test results are analysed and take corrective actions, when necessary
  • Understand the imaging techniques to produce high quality mammograms
  • Appreciate pathology and pattern recognition of mammographic images
  • Observe how clinical breast examination is conducted
  • Observe breast biopsy procedures such as mammographic guided vacuum-assisted biopsy & localization procedures
  • Appreciate the importance of patient communications and counselling skills
  • Describe the treatment options available in the management of breast diseases

Methodology

  • Observation of procedures
  • Tutorials
  • Task-oriented discussion
  • Demonstration of supervised tasks
  • Role-play
  • Learner report of learning
  • Image viewing & assessment

Attachment Fees

1. Training Fee for Observational Attachment (5-day work week)

At least SGD $642* per applicant per week

For enquiries, please email carlyn.wee.g.p@sgh.com.sg


2. Administrative Fee Upon Acceptance (non-refundable)

Singaporeans: SGD $128.40*

Non-Singaporeans & Overseas Applicants: SGD $214*


3. Miscellaneous Fees for Overseas Applicants (Non-Singaporeans) [non-refundable]

a. Training Employment Pass (TEP)

  • One time application fee: SGD $105
  • Issuance Fee: SGD $225

b. Multiple Journey visa (if applicable): SGD $30

* Inclusive of 7% GST