Diploma program helps prepare students for new career*

Houston, Texas – (October 21, 2010) – Remington College-Houston Campus  and Remington College-Houston Southeast Campus are enrolling students for a 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 and graduates are eligible to take the Nationally Registered-Certified EKG Technician certification exam (NR-CEKG).

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 to gain valuable experience working in an approved medical facility under direct supervision from 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 Lashundia Brooks, Remington College-Houston Campus President.

Remington College-Houston Campus offers several degree and diploma programs, including Business Office Management, Criminal Justice, Cosmetology, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) and EKG, Medical Billing and Coding, Pharmacy Technician and Electronic Technology.

Remington College-Houston Southeast Campus offers several degree and diploma programs, including Business Office Management, Computer and Network Administration, Cosmetology, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) and EKG, Medical Billing and Coding, and Dental Assisting.

Remington College-Houston Campus is located at 3110 Hayes Road, Suite 380 in Houston and Remington College-Houston Southeast Campus is located at 20985 Interstate 45 South in Webster.

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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