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Program Description

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.

Professional Opportunities

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).

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Class Hours

Classes are held Friday through Sunday so that you may still work full time and take our course.

  • Use & Safety, Core, Curriculum: 52 Hours
  • Upper & Lower Extremities: 60 hours
  • Spine Radiography: 30 hours
  • Chest: 12 hours
  • Head & Sinus: 18 hours
  • Podiatry: 10 hours

How to Enroll

To enroll follow these steps:

  1. Find an orientation date that fits your schedule.
  2. Attend orientation! Orientations are free and must be attended before the first day of class. You can find the orientation schedule here.
Click Here to Enroll in an Orientation