Mammography Rules, Regulations and Continuing Education

Important MQSA Information for Mammographers

Your source of information for mammography-related regulations, continuing education, accreditation and inspection information.

Qualification Requirements

Complete 40 hours of didactic and clinical education, 25 supervised mammograms and eight hours of training within each modality.

Prepare for the registry exam. Here are Mammography Courses and Study Guides that will help you.

 

Ongoing CE Requirements

Complete a total of 15 mammography credits during a 36-month period as determined by the last date of facilities inspection. Enforcement of modality specific requirements has been delayed indefinitely.

Print your ASRT CE record showing the past 36 months.

 

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MQSA CE Solutions

Join ASRT to earn a minimum of 5 credits per year

Digital and other mammography CE courses

 

Useful Links

ASRT Mammography Practice Standards

Individual State Regulations

Mammography Curriculum

Learn more about the history of the Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program.

Read the entire Mammography Quality Standards Act.

MQSA FAQ

 

Contact Information

Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program (MQSA)

  • Submit your questions here about the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), and an R.T. will get back to you quickly.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – Radiation-Emitting Products and Procedures

American College of Radiology (ACR)

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

ASRT Mammography Community

ASRT Live Chat for Members – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain time, Monday-Friday

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