The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) requires all operators of x-ray equipment in Minnesota to be certified. Potential operators must pass the limited scope examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
The course will follow the ARRT Limited Scope Content Specifications.
Instruction will consist of radiography physics, principles of radiographic exposure, digital processing, and radiation safety. The positioning component will cover all the primary x-ray projections performed in hospitals and clinics.
This 120 hour, FULLY ONLINE course will prepare individuals for the AART examination, and will be completed in six weeks.
Required Textbooks: Radiographic Essentials for Limited Practice by Long (5th Edition) Elsevier and Workbook and Licensure Prep for Radiographic Essentials for Limited Practice by Long (5th Edition Workbook) Elsevier
Cancellation Policy: you registration cancellation request will be accepted up to 3 days before class starts for full refund. If you would like to drop your class please email Meriem.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring to Class:
Required Textbooks: (students purchase by class start date) It’s recommended that you purchase the required class textbook from DCTC’s bookstore. The link to purchase from the DCTC bookstore is http://www.dctcbookstore.com and look under the Textbooks tab.
Under TERM select CONTINUING ED, then in SELECT DEPARTMENT, click “CECT”.
Look for course #1156, ADD SELECTION and GET MATERIALS.
Approximate cost $140. Radiographic Essentials for Limited Practice by Long (5th Edition) Elsevier and Workbook and Licensure Prep for Radiographic Essentials for Limited Practice by Long (5th Edition)
You must have the 5th Edition as it supports the revised ARRT exam.
You will receive a notice to set up a star ID#.
Please set up your star ID# when you receive the notice. If you already have a star ID#, do not set up another one. Use the one you have.
Then on the day the class starts, go to this site to access the course using your star ID#.
https://cect.learn.minnstate.edu *** Use Chrome or Firefox
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