Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist (LMRT) Certificate

Limited Medical Radiologic Technologists reviewing x-rays

Start Your Path to Becoming an X-ray Technician at one of our Campuses in Texas!

Daytime Designed Program Length:  56 Weeks
Evening Designed Program Length:  75 Weeks

Limited Medical Radiologic Technologists, also referred to as limited X-ray technologists or medical 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

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 position with opportunities for advancement. In this program you will learn:

  • 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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Radiologic Technologists, also now as X-Ray Technicians, are expected to grow 13% by 2026.

Certify Your Skills as a Limited Scope X Ray Tech

We train you for your certification from a variety of accrediting bodies. Upon Graduation, you will be prepared to take the Limited Scope Medical Radiologic Technologist Exam through the Texas Medical Board which is included in your tuition costs.

 

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.

Hear from our LMRT Students!

I am an alumnus of CHCP. I had attended the LMRT program. Completing this program has offered several employment opportunities for me. At this time, I am working at an urgent care as a LMRT. I was very satisfied with the levels of teaching and hands-on training, which has helped me be successful as an x-ray tech. The instructors were very knowledgeable and always available to tutor and mentor whenever needed. I would recommend CHCP LMRT program for anyone who wants to be a successful x-ray tech.
Phelisa Alexander
This program is available in the following locations:

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