Medical Assisting with Radiographic / X-ray Technician

Medical assistants assist during medical procedures in healthcare institutes. Medical assistants with radiographic x-ray technicians are responsible for clinical and administrative tasks. They work with physicians and nurses and acquire the basic knowledge of Radiography/X-ray. They get hands-on training to handle different equipment. The training program polishes communication skills and teaches patient care management.

Medical Assisting with Radiographic / X-ray Technician

The “Medical Assisting with Phlebotomy Technician Program” is designed to prepare students to assist medical providers by performing basic clinical and administrative duties in hospitals, clinics and medical centers. They are part of a medical team working with registered nurses and physicians. The program curriculum consists of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, fundamentals of pharmacology, microbiology and immunology. Students are taught law and ethics as well as good communication skills. Students are familiarized with basic knowledge of medical equipment and devices as well as patient care management. The course also covers medical records, insurance, patient preparation and basic laboratory procedures. Students are also trained with knowledge & skills in the field of Limited Radiology i.e. Radiographic/ X-Ray (Limited). This module prepares students to sit for state license examination in the professional field of Limited Radiology/ X-Ray. Student must pass the state licensing examination before they may be gainfully employed.

The program also offers clinical externship for Medical Assisting that is required for the certification. After successfully completing the program, students will be awarded Certificate of Completion from our College approved by the State. Graduates will be eligible to take National Certification Exams to become Certified Medical Assistant and Certified Phlebotomy Technician. Graduate will also be able to take Limited Radiology examination through the state of Illinois.

Program Objectives

The objectives of our program are to prepare students to assist physicians by meeting the clinical and administrative demands of a hospital, office or medical center.
The training in clinical and administrative activities includes but not limited to:

  • Assisting with physical examinations
  • Assisting with surgical procedures
  • Taking patient histories and vital signs
  • Laboratory procedures
  • EKG (Electrocardiography) placement techniques and recording
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Completing insurance forms
  • Record management
  • Office management
  • Basic billing and coding tasks
  • Basic word processing and spreadsheets tasks (basic computer knowledge)
  • Performing such tasks within legal and ethical boundaries
  • Prepare students to perform effectively as multi-skilled allied health professionals with Radiology/X-Ray technician (limited) skills and clinical medical assistant skills needed to meet the demand for quality employees
  • Prepares students in radiation use & safety, medical imaging procedures, X-Ray positioning & techniques, medical office, and medical laboratory procedures

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Program Completion:

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to those students who will successfully complete all required courses as per college’s Satisfactory Academic Requirements and fulfill their financial obligation towards the college.
Graduates will be eligible to take National Certification Exams to become Certified Medical Assistant and Certified Phlebotomy Technician. Graduate will also be able to take Limited Radiology examination through the state of Illinois.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants may enroll on any school day. At the time of enrollment the applicant will be informed of the next start date. Applicants are accepted on the basis of personal interview, testing, and suitability for the required training program. A high school diploma, General Education Diploma, or High School Proficiency are not required for entrance into a program; however, obtaining one is strongly encouraged. Title IV recipients must have a high school diploma or GED. An applicant must be beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in California.

REGISTRATION
  • Applicants must complete an application for admission
  • Applicants should schedule an appointment for an application interview
  • Applicants must complete a nationally recognized basic skills assessment or have a High School diploma.
  • Applicants must complete and sign an enrollment agreement.

Entrance Assessment:

Applicants who do not have a high school diploma or GED must take a nationally recognized entrance assessment, which may include the following: ‘Wonderlic Quantitative Skills’, ‘Wonderlic Basic Skills’, and ‘Wonderlic Personnel’. A minimum score of 200 Verbal and 210 Quantitative must be achieved to enroll in any program. An applicant should consult with a school advisor to be appropriately placed in a program. Title IV recipients must have a high school diploma or GED.

Accreditation:

Stellar Career College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201, telephone 703-247-4212. ACCSC is a US Department of Education approved accrediting Agency.

IBHE Approval:

Stellar Career College, Chicago, Illinois location is approved by the “Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education”. For more information on IBHE approval, you may contact the Illinois Board of Higher Education, Private Business and Vocational Schools at 1 N. Old State Capital Plaza Suite 333 Springfield, IL 62701-1404 phone number (217) 782-2551 or www.ibhe.org.

Program Highlights:

Course Duration
8 months
Clock Hours
720

Program Format:

The College will offer this program in on-ground format as well as in hybrid format in which students can take up to 45% of the courses using online delivery method.

Program Curriculum:

MA101 Medical Terminology


MA102 Anatomy and Physiology


MA103 Medical Assisting I


MA104 Medical Assisting I Lab


RAD101 Limited Radiology


RAD102 Limited Radiology Lab


MA105 Medical Assisting II


MA106 Medical Assisting II Lab


MA107 Medical Assisting Practicum I


MA108 Medical Assisting Practicum II

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