Medical Assistant Technician with Emphasis in Basic X-Ray

Medical Assistant Technician with Emphasis in Basic X-Ray

Future Start DateJanuary 08




12 months
Following the curricular sequence

The Medical Assistant Technician with Emphasis in Basic X-Ray Diploma program prepares the student to acquire the necessary skills to perform under the supervision of a physician providing medical office administrative services, clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic, and basic x-ray procedures in the classroom and supervised clinical practice or capstone. Graduates will be eligible for Basic Machine Operator licensure.

Diploma     Healthcare      English     Hybrid

Outstanding Courses

  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Anatomy and Physiology with Medical Terminology I & II
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Basic Cardiorespiratory Procedures
  • Certified Medical Assistant Exam Prep
  • Fundamentals of Basic X-Ray Machine
  • Advanced Fundamentals of Basic X-Ray Machine
  • Basic X-Ray Machine Operator Exam Prep
  • Externship or Medical Assistant Capstone

Possible Employment Opportunities

  • Basic Machine Operator Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Radiation Technician Assistant
  • Registered Medical Assistant

License or related certification

Students are eligible to take the following certification test:
National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
Graduates will be able to sit for the Basic X-Ray Machine Operator exam administered by the Florida Department of Health by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Admission requirements

  • High School Diploma or a recognized equivalent

*These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. There are many factors that determine the job an individual may obtain and Florida Technical College cannot guarantee its graduates any particular job. Some positions may require a license or other certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the particular position you desire.

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