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Limited Radiography Course

  • Course Information:
    Following is information for the Limited Radiography course that is six months or two quarters in duration offered by the Medical Assisting Program at Southeast Community College-Lincoln Campus, 8800 O Street.

    Course Names: Limited Radiography Prep 1, Limited Radiography Prep 2
    Course Number: MEDA 1310, MEDA 1410
    Credit Hours: 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours (Lecture and Laboratory) each

    Catalog Description:
    A clinic-based comprehensive study of limited radiography that will present the fundamentals of radiation, including procedures and techniques, as well as methods of minimizing radiation exposure to patients and personnel. Procedures include chest and extremities only. 

    Course Information:
    Both classes meet twice per week for 10 weeks, from 4 p.m.-5:25 p.m.

    Costs:    
      Tuition & Fees: MEDA1409 $189.00 ($189.00 for tuition/general student fee)
        MEDA1410 $289.00 ($189.00 for tuition/general student fee + $100.00 special fees)
    Supplies:    
      Textbooks:
    • Limited Radiography Course Manual by Connie Lyon; (no ISBN); $301.30 + tax
    • Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice by Long
      4th edition; ISBN # 1-4557-4077-2; $89.20 + tax
    • Bontrager’s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques by Bontrager
      8th edition; ISBN # 0-323-08389-7; $49.20 + tax
         
    Estimated Total Cost:   $918.00 + tax
         
    Textbooks are required. Available for purchase in the SCC Campus Bookstore, Lincoln Campus.


    If you are not a current student you may contact Kathy Zabel, 402-437-2756, for permission to join the course. For more information about registration, please see the course flyer.


    Course policies:

    • Students receiving less than a 75% or C+ in this class will still progress through the Medical Assisting core program and be eligible to sit for the CMA (AAMA) state board exam.

    Examinations:

    • Exams will be given in class on scheduled dates. If unable to complete the exam on scheduled dates, please work with the instructor of the course for other arrangements.
    Grade Breakdown
    Assignments, Activities and Discussions   40% of Total Grade
    Lab check offs   40% of Total Grade
    Exams   20% of Total Grade
      Total 100%