Diploma program helps prepare students for new career*

Dallas, Texas – (September 22, 2010) – Remington College–Dallas Campus is enrolling students for its new Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) and EKG program. The program is designed to prepare graduates with the skills and knowledge necessary for entry-level positions such as limited X-Ray technicians in hospitals, radiology clinics, nursing homes, or home healthcare agencies*.

Students in the Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) and EKG program can earn their diploma in as few as 12 months.

Registered, state-certified/licensed X-Ray technicians may be called on to operate fixed and portable X-Ray equipment, position patients for X-Rays, develop X-Rays, or provide general assistance to X-Ray technologists or other medical office personnel. They may also be called on to perform EKGs.

The Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) and EKG program offers classroom study and includes several hands-on X-Ray and EKG labs and clinical experiences. In addition, an externship opportunity may allow students who meet and maintain GPA requirements gain valuable experience working in an approved medical facility under direct supervision of qualified personnel. During the program, students will also have a chance to learn medical insurance coding, patient billing, and more.

“This is a good option for students who have a calm and helpful demeanor, can handle stressful situations and work well with patients who are in pain or uncomfortable,” said Skip Walls, Remington College-Dallas Campus President.

Remington College-Dallas Campus offers several degree and diploma programs, including Business Administration, Computer and Network Administration, Culinary Arts, Criminal Justice, Cosmetology, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) and EKG, Medical Billing and Coding, Pastry Arts and Pharmacy Technician.

The campus is located at 1800 Eastgate Drive in Garland.

For more information, call 1-800-448-6405.

About Remington College: Remington College is a common name used by all 20 campuses of a group of affiliated companies of privately-owned, post-secondary educational institutions based in Heathrow, Florida. Through its campuses, Remington College offers diplomas, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of fields, including: cosmetology; nursing; healthcare; criminal justice; business; electronics; information technology; and more.  Course offerings vary by campus. Remington College and its predecessor companies have been part of the higher education community since 1985. For more information, please visit http://www.remingtoncollege.edu/. For the latest news about Remington College, visit http://today.remingtoncollege.edu/.

*Employment after graduation not guaranteed.

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