The Certificate in Limited X-Ray program is designed to prepare the graduate for an entry-level position in a physician’s office or medical clinic. The program
emphasizes the development of clinical skills to train students for a career as a Limited X-Ray Machine Operator or X-Ray Technician.
Limited scope X-ray technicians are restricted in what parts of the body they can take X-rays of. They take basic X-rays of those parts of the body, such as hands, knees and feet, and assist certified radiologic technicians. They typically work in hospitals, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers or physician’s offices.
Classes are taught Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday. Courses are taught by Brent Kell, a nationally registered Radiologic Technologists RT(R)’s who works in x-ray every day and has decades of specialty training. His expert knowledge includes commonly used views in orthopedic, family medicine, chiropractic, urgent care, podiatric, sports medicine, emergency, pulmonary and neurological radiography.
This course will work as continuing education for existing LXMO and RT(R).
Students must be 18 years or older at the time of program completion with a high school diploma or GED. Students must also be employed in a medical practice or facility in which x-ray studies are already being performed, and an incumbent staff member who meets the requirements of a Clinical Site Supervisor is available.