Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist
Begin your career in a chiropractor's office, medical office or digital imaging center.
The Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist program is offered in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston Northwest, Houston Southwest and San Antonio.
The Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist program at CHCP provides high-quality training to students who wish to work directly with patients and are interested in a highly focused and technical medical position with opportunities for advancement.
Limited Medical Radiologic Technologists, also referred to as limited x-ray technologists or imaging technologists, take X-rays of patients’ various anatomy, then pass the images along to doctors for diagnosis. The limited medical radiologic technologist role is very specialized, yet you will still work closely with patients, explaining procedures, setting up and operating the X-ray machine and related equipment. Job responsibilities will include positioning patients for X-rays, determining appropriate angle and height of X-ray equipment, and calculating the dosage of radiation needed to create quality X-rays of the appropriate density, detail, and contrast, which enables the physician to make an accurate diagnosis.
At CHCP you will get hands-on training in many areas of radiology which will prepare you to pass the Texas state licensing exam after graduation. Apply today to begin your training as a limited medical radiology technician and start your journey to a career in a chiropractor’s office, medical office, or digital imaging center.
Criminal History Evaluation Process:
There is now a process for current & potential students to have their criminal history evaluated by the Texas Department of State Health Services to determine eligibility for state licensure. Please refer to the below listed link. We recommend completing the evaluation prior to enrolling to avoid unnecessary hardship or costs if the criminal history is grounds for license ineligibility.
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Limited Medical Radiologic Courses
|MSS 100||Master Student/Study Skills||30||30||2.0|
|HIP 100||HIPPA/OSHA/ Infection Control||15||15||1.0|
|MED 100||Medical Terminology||30||30||2.0|
|APM 100||Overview of Anatomy & Physiology||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 201||Introduction to Radiologic Science/Ethics and Law||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 202||Radiographic Math and Calculations||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 203||Radiographic Terminology||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 204||Radiation Production and Exposure||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 205||Radiographic Protection and Safety||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 210||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Upper Extremities||40||40||2.5|
|RAD 220||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Upper Extremities Lab||50||50||1.5|
|RAD 206||Imaging Equipment||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 211||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Lower Extremity and Abdomen/Pelvis||40||40||2.5|
|RAD 221||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Lower Extremity and Abdomen/Pelvis Lab||50||50||1.5|
|RAD 207||Patient Care in Radiologic Sciences||50||50||3.0|
|RAD 212||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Chest and Bony Thorax||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 222||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Chest and Bony Thorax Lab||50||50||1.0|
|RAD 208||Radiation Biology||30||30||2.0|
|RAD 213||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Vertebral Column||40||40||2.5|
|RAD 223||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Vertebral Column Lab||50||50||1.5|
|RAD 209||Digital Image Acquisition, Display and File/Screen Image Production and Evaluation||40||40||2.5|
|RAD 214||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Skull and Facial Bones||40||40||2.5|
|RAD 224||A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Skull and Facial Bones Lab||40||40||1.0|
|RAD 225||Comprehensive Review||60||4.0|
|RAD 230||Radiology Externship||600||600||13.0|
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