A Limited Medical Radiography diploma will prepare you to administer ionizing radiation.

The purpose of the Limited Medical Radiography (LMR) program is to provide a progressive academic and clinical educational environment by training students to become highly competent and qualified to administer ionizing radiation for medical diagnostic imaging purposes.

Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) but offered through the KBMIRT. Through the LMR program, graduates are prepared to perform x-ray (radiographic) examinations in clinics, physicians’ offices, and urgent care centers. They prepare patients for radiographic examinations by explaining the procedure, ensuring proper positioning of both the patient and the radiographic equipment. Because they provide the necessary x-rays needed to help with the diagnosis of the patient, the Limited Medical Radiographers are valued members of the healthcare team.


Program Curriculum

Class Title Credit Hours
CCS 110 College Success Strategies 2
CCS 245 Career Development 2
LMR 201 Radiographic Imaging – NDT 4
LMR 300* Limited Medical Radiography Clinical I – NDT 5
LMR 301* Limited Medical Radiography Clinical II – NDT 7
LMR 400 Limited Medical Radiographic Certifcation Review – NDT 3
MED 171 Medical Ethics – NDT 4
MED 172 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
MED 173 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
MED 176 Medical Terminology 4
MED 211 Health & Safety Techniques – NDT 3
MTH 101 College Mathematics 4
RAD 100 Introduction to Radiography – NDT 4
RAD 102 Introduction to Radiographic Clinical Topics – NDT 3
RAD 121 Radiographic Positioning I – NDT 6
RAD 131 Radiographic Positioning II – NDT 3
All courses require a C or better for successful completion. Core Courses (LMR, MED, and RAD) require a minimum 78% C and General Education/General Studies courses (CSS and MTH) require a minimum 70% C.
*The LMR clinical requirement consists of 370 hours. Due to availability of clinical space, these hours must be completed during the day. Students may not receive payment/reimbursement of any type for clinical and/ or externship hours required in their academic program. Students may also not perform these clinical and/or externship hours with their employer in the capacity of their regular position.
Radiology Department has an additional policy and procedure manual.
Courses with RAD and LMR prefxes are not currently available online.
NDT = Not Designed to Transfer



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