X-ray technicians (also known as X-ray technologists )usesualize the inside of the human body. The pictures they create help physicians to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries with great accuracy.
- X-ray technicians are responsible for getting clear imaging results, which requires proper use of the equipment and keeping patients
- X-ray technicians must comply with the safety regulations involving the use of radiation to protect their self, patients and other staff
- To lessen radiation risks, technician will use a technique called patient-shielding, which involves placing lead shields or aprons on parts of a patient's body that aren't being photographed.
- Alternatively, Technician may adjust x-ray beams so they cover a
- X-ray technicians must also position the X ray machinery so it is at
- X-ray technicians may use portable x-ray equipment to conduct
- X-ray technicians are allowed to do x-rays of the limbs (hand, foot, wrist) and chest x-rays.
- Basics of Anatomy & Physiology
- Traditional X-ray machines
- Radiographic technique in routine Procedures
- Patient care in Radiology
- Basics of Computerized Axial Tomography (CT)
- Basics of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Biomedical waste management
- Work as X- ray technician in hospital setup
- Work as X ray technician in nursing home and healthcare clinics
- Work in Path labs and Diagnostic set up.
- Can work in Imaging centres>
- Eligibility: 12th pass
- Course Duration: 8 Months
- Theory +simulation: 600 hrs + 600hrs
- Certification:Healthcare Sector Skill Council