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Overview

Two labs are dedicated to our Medical Assisting with Limited Scope X-Ray tech training, in addition to the four labs our students use as part of the regular Medical Assisting program curriculum.

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Both labs at our Dallas College have two X-ray machines in addition to other modern equipment.

As a student in our limited scope X-Ray technician school, you’ll start training in the labs, after which you’ll begin your month-long externship.(2)

  • In the X-ray technician training modules, you’ll get to practice using industry-standard equipment like X-ray machines with floating tables and upright buckys, shields, calipers, and X-ray film. Plus, you’ll use FUJI digital software to practice manipulating density, contrast, and how to burn X-ray CDs.

In all of the X-Ray Tech training modules, you’ll have a chance to role-play as a patient and a technician, so you can practice positioning techniques, understand how to work with a patient, and more.

Once you’ve completed your externship and are near the end of your program, you can prepare for Medical Assisting, and X-ray tech exams to earn additional certifications, such as:

(1)This program should not be confused with an X-ray technologist program.
(2)Must meet minimum GPA requirements to qualify for externship opportunities.

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Community Involvement

Our limited scope X-ray Tech students in Dallas take regular field trips to several locations such as local chiropractic offices to experience what it’s like in the field.

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These trips are a favorite for our students, because they get to see real equipment and processing machines, along with actual patients who have injuries.

You might also get to hear from someone who has graduated from Remington College. Several program graduates from our Dallas College have returned as guest speakers to talk to students about what to expect in the field, after they’ve completed their training.

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Facilities

Our Garland, Texas, college is located in a growing section of the Metroplex northeast of Dallas. We’re easily accessible – and well known – to the businesses and residents of Dallas, Garland, Mesquite, Sachse, Rockwall, Wylie, Balch Springs, and the surrounding communities.

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PROGRAM DETAILS

Course List

Total

Course # Course Name Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Externship Qtr Credit Hrs
CD203 Career Development Fundamentals 20 0 0 1.00
CD204 Career Development Principles 20 0 0 1.00
GE116
Written Communication 20 0 0 2.00
GE117
Social Psychology 20 0 0 2.00
GE118 Speech Communication 20 0 0 2.00
GE119
General Psychology 20 0 0 2.00
GE204
Introduction to Algebra Part I 20 0 0 2.00
GE205 Introduction to Algebra Part II 20 0 0 2.00
HS111 Health Science Essentials 30 30 0 3.50
HS112 Health Science Business Procedures 30 30 0 3.50
HS114 Externship 0 0 160 6.00
HS115 Law, Ethics, and Therapeutic Communication 10 50 0 3.00
MA111
Fundamentals of Medical Assisting 40 40 0 5.00
MA114 Medical Laboratory Procedures 30 30 0 3.50
MA115
Specialty Exams, Urinalysis, and Microbiology 30 30 0 3.50
MA116 Pharmacology 15 15 0 2.00
MA118 Cardiac Specialty Procedures 20 20 0 2.50
MA122
Nervous and Digestive Systems 20 20 0 2.50
MA122
Nervous and Digestive Systems 20 20 0 2.50
MA139 Healthcare Insurance 15 15 0 2.00
MAX112
 Radiographic Imaging Protocols and Positioning  20  20  0  2.50
MAX113  Radiographic Specialization and Positioning 40  40  0  5.00
MAX115  Capstone and Certification Preparation  40  0  0  3.00
MAX122  Radiology and Imaging  20  20  0  2.50
 Total  520 360 160 64
Program Summary

The Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) Diploma Program provides training in administrative and clinical procedures, including limited radiography. The objective of this Program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions such as medical assistant, medical administrative assistant, or clinical medical assistant in work locations such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, medical supply businesses, and home health agencies. The Program may lead to entry-level positions as Non-Certified Radiologic Technicians. Students are prohibited from performing radiologic procedures which have been identified as dangerous or hazardous in accordance with Section 143.16 of Title 25, Texas Administrative Code (relating to Dangerous or Hazardous Procedures) unless they become an LMRT, MRT or practitioner, refer to Section 143.17(f) (11) (B).

Program completion normally requires 12 months for full-time students. The Program is divided into 12 monthly academic periods (modules) comprised of 11 months of classroom and laboratory instruction and one externship period.

In order to be eligible for the externship period, students must successfully complete all courses in the academic periods and must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Upon successful completion of all areas of this Program, graduates will be awarded a Diploma in Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope). Graduates may be eligible to apply for the Non-Certified Radiologic Technician Registry (NCT Registry) through the Texas Medical Board. A record of criminal activity may impact/limit a graduate’s ability to be listed on the NCT Registry in Texas. A disclosure/caution to prospective students is available from Admissions Department. Also, information regarding the process of applying for the NCT Registry is available at http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/page/non-certified-radiological-technicians.

Potential Career Destinations(1)

Medical assistants who have the additional skills of X-ray may work in the following settings:

Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) Diploma

RADIOLOGY CLINICS

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CLINICS

(1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.

ACCREDITED LEARNING INSTITUTION

Remington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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