The Minnesota Department of Health requires all operators of X-ray equipment in Minnesota to be certified. This course is designed to prepare participants to conduct X-ray studies and take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination for certification in Minnesota. Topics in this class include: Radiation Protection and Safety, Radiation Physics, X-ray Equipment Operation and Technical Factors, Processing of X-rays, and Patient Care and Positioning for Chest, Spine, Extremity, and Skull X-ray Studies.
Please note: This is not a radiologic technologist program.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy is recommended.
Instructor: Dawn Bunn