Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assisting Skills

Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assisting Skills

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

The Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assisting skills 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.

This blended program is designed to offer the conveniences of online learning combined with the benefits of traditional classroom instruction. This blended delivery program is designed to provide you with better time flexibility, freedom and convenience by completing part of your course work online. In addition, the program courses provides hands-on training and an externship to gain real workplace experience. 

Professional Skills you'll learn in CHCP's Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assisting Skills 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.

McAllen Externship Sites:

  • Baaxten Imaging Center
  • Starr County Memorial Hospital
  • Nuestra Clinica del Valle
 

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 WITH MEDIAL ASSISTING SKILLS CERTIFICATION COURSES - Blended Delivery

MODULE I   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MSS 130 Master Student/Study Skills 8 0 0 8 0.5
HIP 130 HIPAA/OSHA/ Infection Control 10 0 0 10 0.5
APO 130 Overview of Anatomy & Physiology 24 0 0 24 1.5
MED 130 Overview of Medical Terminology 24 0 0 24 1.5
MODULE II   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 301 Introduction to Radiologic Science/Ethics and Law/ Radiologic Terminology 32 0 0 32 2.0
RAD 302 Radiographic Math and Calculations/ Radiation Production and Exposure 64 0 0 64 4.0
MODULE III   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 303 Radiation Protection & Safety/ Radiation Biology  64 0 0 64 4.0
RAD 304

A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Endocrine, Urinary, Reproductive, and Integumentary Systems

32 0 0 32 2.0
MODULE IV   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 305 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Upper Extremities 32 0 0 32 2.0
RAD 306 Radiographic Procedures, and Image Analysis of the Upper Extremity Laboratory 0 64 0 64 2.0
MODULE V   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 307 Imaging Equipment and Bone Density 32 0 0 32 2.0
RAD 308 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems  32 0 0 32 2.0
CSP 130 Customer Service and Professional Skills 16 16 0 32 1.5
MODULE VI   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 309 A &  P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Lower Extremity and Pelvis 30 0 0 32 2.0
RAD 310 Radiographic Procedures and Image Analysis of the Lower Extremity and Pelvis Laboratory 0 64 0 64 2.0
MODULE VII   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 311 Digital Image Acquisition, Display and File/Screen Image Production and Evaluation 48 0 0 48 3.0
RAD 312 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Muscular Systems, Nervous System, Special Senses  48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VIII   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 313 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Chest, Bony Thorax, Digestive System and Abdomen  48 0 0 48 3.0
RAD 314 Radiographic Procedures and Image Analysis of the Chest, Bony Thorax, and Abdomen 0 48 0 48 1.5
MODULE IX   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD 315 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Vertebral Column 32 0 0 32 2.0
RAD 316 Radiographic procedures and image analysis of the Vertebral Column 0 64 0 64 2.0
MODULE X   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
RAD317 A & P, Pathology and Medical Terminology of the Skull and Facial Bones 48 0 0 48 3.0
RAD318 Radiographic Procedures and Image Analysis of the Skull and Facial Bones Laboratory  0 48 0 48 1.5
MODULE XI   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
PCM302 Patient Care and Medical Assisting Skills 16 32 0 48 2.0
CTR301 Cert Review 16 44 0 60 2.5
RXS301  Radiology Externship  0 0 570 570 12.5
  Total Hours/Credits 658 380 570 1608 65.5
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