LIMITED MEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY

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.

Courses
Curriculum

 

Class Title Credit Hours
CCS110 College Success Strategies 2
CCS245 Career Development 2
LMR201 Radiographic Imaging 4
LMR300* Limited Medical Radiography Clinical I 5
LMR301* Limited Medical Radiography Clinical II 7
LMR400 Limited Medical Radiographic Certification Review 3
MED171 Medical Ethics 4
MED172 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
MED173 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
MED176 Medical Terminology 4
MED211 Health & Safety Techniques 3
MTH101 College Math 4
RAD100 Introduction to Radiography 4
RAD102 Introduction to Radiographic Clinical Topics I 3
RAD121 Radiographic Positioning I 6
RAD131 Radiographic Positioning II 3
Total Credit Hours
62

 

*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 prefixes are not currently available online.

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