Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist

Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist

Start Your Path to Becoming a Limited X-ray Tech with CHCP’s Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist Program

The Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist program at CHCP provides high-quality X-ray training to students who wish to work directly with patients and are interested in a highly focused radiology positions 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 X-ray 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.

Professional Skills you'll learn in CHCP's Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist Program

  • Develop and/or archive radiographic images
  • How to obtain and record an accurate patient history
  • How to obtain traditional images through X-ray of the bones and structures surrounding the brain and spinal cord
  • Life Skills

Places you can work as a licensed Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist

  • Diagnostic imaging centers
  • Physician's offices
  • Medical clinics
  • Chiropractor’s offices

Job Outlook for Limited X-Ray Technologists

  • 21% growth anticipated from 2012 to 2022

At CHCP you will get hands-on training in many areas of radiology which will prepare you to pass the Texas limited medical radiologic technologist licensing exam after graduation.  Apply today to begin your training as a limited medical radiologic technologist and start your journey to a rewarding healthcare career.

 

Criminal History Evaluation Process

There is now a process for current and 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 above-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 TECHNOLOGIST CERTIFICATION COURSES

MODULE I   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MSS 100 Master Student/Study Skills 30 0 0 30 2.0
PRO 100 Professionalism 15 0 0 15 1.0
HIP 100 HIPAA/OSHA/ Infection Control 15 0 0 15 1.0
MED 100 Medical Terminology 30 0 0 30 2.0
APM 100 Overview of Anatomy & Physiology 30 0 0 30 2.0
MODULE II   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
RAD 201 Introduction to Radiologic Science/Ethics and Law 30 0 0 30 2.0
RAD 202 Radiographic Math and Calculations 30 0 0 30 2.0
RAD 203 Radiographic Terminology 30 0 0 30 2.0
RAD 204 Radiation Production and Exposure 30 0 0 30 2.0
MODULE III   Lecture
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Lab
Hours
Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
RAD 205 Radiographic Protection and Safety 30 0 0 30 2.0
RAD 210 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Upper Extremities 40 0 0 40 2.5
RAD 220 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Upper Extremities Lab 50 0 0 50 1.5
MODULE IV   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
RAD 206 Imaging Equipment 30 0 0 30 2.0
RAD 211 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Lower Extremity and Abdomen/Pelvis 40 0 0 40 2.5
RAD 221 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Lower Extremity and Abdomen/Pelvis Lab 50 0 0 50 1.5
MODULE V   Lecture
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Lab
Hours
Extern
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Total
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Semester
Credits
RAD 207 Patient Care in Radiologic Sciences 50 0 0 50 3.0
RAD 212 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Chest and Bony Thorax 30 0 0 30 2.0
RAD 222 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Chest and Bony Thorax Lab 0 50 0 50 1.0
MODULE VI   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 208 Radiation Biology 30 0 0 30 2.0
RAD 213 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Vertebral Column 40 0 0 40 2.5
RAD 223 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Vertebral Column Lab 0 50 0 50 1.5
MODULE VII   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 209 Digital Image Acquisition, Display and File/Screen Image Production and Evaluation 40 0 0 40 2.5
RAD 214 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Skull and Facial Bones 40 0 0 40 2.5
RAD  224 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Skull and Facial Bones Lab 0 40 0 40 1.0
  Total Hours/Credits 670 230 600 1500 63.0
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Great Job Opportunities for Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist

  • Physician’s offices
  • Diagnostic imaging centers
  • Medical clinics
  • Chiropractor’s offices

Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist Skills You Will Learn

  • How to obtain and record an accurate patient history
  • Develop and/or archive radiographic images
  • How to obtain traditional images through X-ray of the bones and structures surrounding the brain and spinal cord
  • Life skills

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