Limited X-Ray Tech Program
Hours of Instruction provided: 475
Outside Preparation Hours: 135
Weeks of Instruction: 78
Semester Credits: 21.5
At our X-ray school, Didactic and Lab Classes are in residence for 101 TEC, 102 TEC and 103 TEC. Students are required to complete numerous classroom quizzes, laboratory procedures, hands on positioning, and homework assignments. Additionally, students will be required to take the midterm and final exams and show proficiency in positioning.
The externship will begin when the student demonstrates the basic knowledge and skills necessary to begin taking radiographs. The externship rotation consists of documented proof of 50 Chest Exams, 50 Upper Extremity, 50 Lower Extremity, and 200 Torso-Skeletal exams.
Instruction, both classroom and laboratory work, will be held in residence at the school located at 7475 Kanai Avenue, Citrus Heights, Ca.
Library services, tutoring and job placement assistance are available.
This program provides the training that will enable the student to assume a responsible entry-level position as a Limited X-Ray Technician in the Scope of Chest, Torso-skeletal and Extremities as well as the required 20 hours for licensure in the use of computerized and digital radiography. Upon successful completion of this course of study, the graduate is eligible to take the California State Exam for Limited X-Ray Technician. Once the graduate passes the examination, he may become a responsible member of a team in a physician’s office or clinic. In addition to being qualified to provide x-ray services, the graduate is also qualified to perform CPR and related back office patient care procedures. It is recommended that the prospective student verify certification requirements if considering employment in a state other than California.
For admission into our x-ray school applicants must possess a High School Diploma, High School Equivalency or GED to be considered eligible for admission to the Medical Career College of Northern California. All applicants must achieve a minimum passing score of 19 on the School’s entrance exam. Classes are taught in English. The student must demonstrate the ability to read and write in standard English.
Students must complete all areas of the program with a cumulative GPA of 70% or better and satisfactorily complete the externship program in an approved medical facility. In addition, students must satisfy all financial obligations to the School to receive their certificate.
How To Enroll
Requests for an admission application or course catalog may be made in writing to the Medical Career College of Northern California, 7475 Kanai Avenue, Citrus Heights, CA 95621 or by e-mailing the school at firstname.lastname@example.org. The request for admission materials may also be made by faxing or sending the completed form on the back of this brochure. Forms may also be downloaded from our website.
The school recommends that interested students call for an appointment to visit the classroom and discuss the program with an Admissions Representative. The school’s office main line is (916) 721-7106.