Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope)
Remington College’s Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) diploma program was designed to help prepare you for a career within the healthcare industry.* This diploma program offers classroom instruction as well as hands-on lab and clinical experiences. Study limited X-Ray procedures, medical insurance and coding, patient billing, and more.
X-ray technology is more than just looking at the structure and shape of bones; it is an important way to see inside of the human body and to assist in the diagnosis of diseases, conditions, or injuries. With the hands-on training provided in Remington College’s X-ray classes, you can participate in both classroom and laboratory study of limited X-ray procedures. You’ll have the opportunity to learn how to apply your medical assisting skills to correctly operate x-ray equipment, position patients, and develop X-rays of their internal structure. State certification/licensure may be required. This program should not be confused with an X-ray technologist program.
16% growth forecast from 2021 through 2031
Much Faster than the average for all occupations
The main employers of medical assistants, including those with limited scope X-ray training, may include doctors’ offices, hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities.
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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 limited x-ray technicians.
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, which are delivered in a hybrid format. In the hybrid format, some courses are delivered residentially and some courses are delivered via distance education (i.e., on-line).
The Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) diploma program at Remington College offers training in the administrative tasks that happen in a medical office. It also covers key tasks related to assisting patients, along with the clinical lab and limited X-ray procedures that you may be asked to help with.
Through lectures, labs, clinical exercises, and in-field externship training, our Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) diploma program is designed to prepare you with a basic understanding of routine medical office tasks and procedures, including taking X-rays (Additional requirements and certain restrictions may apply). Being certified or licensed may also help you to move ahead in this field and may be required by medical boards or health departments in several states.
Career possibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
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