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Overview

Your medical assisting with limited scope X-ray technician training starts the first week of class! In addition to our medical assisting coursework, our program covers limited scope X-ray technician procedures as well so that you can train in these specialty areas of healthcare.

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Our lab in North Houston features two single-phase X-ray units so you can build your skills and expertise using the tools of the trade. You’ll practice on the standard units used in many clinics and take turns with other students assuming the role of operator as well as patient.

We also work our exam reviews into the curriculum, so the information we teach you serves a dual purpose: preparing you for your certification exams, and preparing you to pursue entry-level roles in the healthcare field.(1)

Certifications you can prepare for during or after your time in our Medical Assisting with Limited Scope X-Ray Tech School Program:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • Medical Radiologic Technologist Non-Certified Technician (NCT)

(1)Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates. Additional requirements for licensure and/or certification may apply.

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Community Involvement

We’ve been building solid relationships with our healthcare colleagues in the Greenspoint community. Our medical assisting with limited scope X-ray tech students at North Houston take part in local events like the Health Sciences “medical marathons,” blood drives, food drives, and more on Campus.

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We also encourage our students to contribute their time and skills by volunteering for local organizations. This helps them network with local professionals, build relationships, and give something back to others at the same time.

In addition, several local externship sites work with our medical assisting students to help them gain valuable practice working with experienced professionals in the field.

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Campus Facilities

We’ve welcomed Houston college students to our Greenspoint campus since February 2004. Our academic environment is accented by vibrant colors & plants that give life to the Campus. We can also help give new life to your dreams & goals as well.

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If you’re ready to learn & determined to succeed, our Houston college staff can provide you with valuable assistance, while our experienced instructors can offer you career-focused inspiration.

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CAMPUS OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM | Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

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(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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