X-ray Technicians produce radiographs of parts of a patient’s body for analysis by a doctor. Career Care Institute’s Limited Permit X-ray technician program will prepare you to take the California State Examination in three limited permit categories: Chest, Extremities, and Torso Skeletal. You Will also receive training in vitals, ancillary medical procedures and receive certificate of instruction in venipuncture and injections; and electrocardiograms. Due to the strong Pay and solid job prospects, more and more people are becoming X-ray technicians. If you are interested in science and technology and also like working with people, then this might be the career for you.
What are some Career opportunities?
Limited X-ray Technicians work in a variety of health care settings. When you’ve become licensed, you may choose to work in facilities such as: • Urgent Care facilities • Physicians’ offices • Orthopedic offices • Imaging CentersDigital Radiography
The Radiologic Health Branch of the California Department of Health Services has approved digital radiography for limited permit radiographer and Career Care Institute has added it to its curriculum. What does that mean to you? It means that when you complete our program you can work in a variety of x-ray settings including those that have the newest equipment in Digital Radiography.
What’s the Career Outlook?
Very good job opportunities are expected. Rapid employment growth is projected in most healthcare industries, with the best job opportunities occurring in nursing care facilities and in home healthcare services.
Program Information Disclosure
Programmatically accredited by the Council on Occupational Education at all three campuses. Passage of State license examination Required.
O*Net Occupation Titles Soc Code Links to Occupational Profiles on O*Net CIP: 51.3999
X-Ray Technician (X-Ray Tech) Radiology Technician Radiographer Radiologic Technician (RT) Registered Radiographer
On-time Completion Rate (2010/2011 Award Year)
7 (78%) 1 (50%)
Placement Rate Reported to COE (2010/2011 Award Year)
Median Loan Debt (2010/2011 Award Year)
Title IV HEA Programs: $9,357.50 $9,342
Private N/A N/A
Current Estimated Tuition and Fees: $15,200
The tuition stated above reflects tuition rates during the reporting year (2010/2011) NOT current tuition. To review the terms and definitions for the chart above, or to see the outcome information for Career Care Institute's other programs, and disclosure information, Click here.
Program Scheduled Completion is fourteen months, this rate is not reflective of the overall completion rate of the program. On-time completion rates can be affected by scheduling changes, failed courses or extended externship hours. During the Reporting Year (2010/2011) student average completion is Seventeen Months.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11
The Limited X-ray Technician program is available at the following campuses:
43770 15th Street West,
Suite 115 Lancaster CA, 93534
Phone: (661) 942-6204
Fax: (661) 942-8130
2151 Alessandro DR, Suite 150
Ventura CA, 93001
Phone: (805) 477-0660
Fax: (805) 477-0659
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