X-ray Limited Scope X-ray Operator &
Bone Density Equipment Operators Exams


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Limited Scope X-ray Operator Exam
ARRT Contact, Exam and Certification
Classes and Home Study Courses
Educational Books

Limited Scope X-ray Operator Exam

  • Limited Scope X-ray Operator and Bone Density Equipment Operators Exam Application (PDF: 187KB/3pages)
  • Individuals not Licensed Practitioners of the Healing Arts who want to take x-rays on humans in Minnesota and are not already certified to do so, must pass the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) Limited Scope X-ray Operator Exam, as specified in Minnesota Rules, Chapters 4732.0570 to 4732.0585.
  • If a current application for the Radiologic Technologist (RT), Limited Scope or Bone Density Exams is pending, applicants cannot take any of the other exams until pending exam is passed and/or application is closed.
  • Those who passed the Minnesota X-ray Operator Exam on or prior to Jan. 1, 2008 are grandfathered in and do not have to take this exam. If you need proof of certification, MDH does not have a copy. Please contact your school, previous employer, or the appropriate test provider.
  • Minnesota Radiology Schools (PDF: 91KB/3pages)

ARRT
ARRT - American Registry of Radiological Technologists
1255 Northland Drive
St. Paul, Minnesota 55120-1155
651-687-0048

Limited Scope Exam - The limited scope exam is made up of a core and the following positioning modules: chest, skull/sinus, spine, extremities and podiatry. Total questions, 210. Limited Scope Exam Handbook.

Bone Density Exam - The bone density limited scope exam is made up of a core and the following position modules: finger, heel, forearm, lumbar spine and proximal femur. Total questions, 60. Bone Density Exam Handbook.

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Classes & Home Study Courses
The Minnesota Department of Health does not endorse any part of this list and is not responsible for the content of any of these educational sources.

Classes Scheduled

Class Location Contact Information
Limited Scope X-ray Operator Dakota Cty Tech College Rosemount Gene Frank
507-254-6330
Eugene@genefrank.org
Limited Scope X-ray Course Anoka Technical College Laura Cleveland
763-576-4079
lcleveland@anokatech.edu
Anoka Technical College
www.anokatech.edu
Limited Scope X-ray Course Century College
White Bear Lake
Diane Fleury-Evans
651-779-3334
diane.fleury@century.edu
Century College
www.century.edu
Limited Scope X-ray Course Radiology Education Online (REO) Ann Watson
615-292-5006
awatson@resxrn.com
Radiology Education Online www.resxrn.com
Limited Radiography Program for the Chiropractic Assistant Northwestern Health Sciences University

Sara George
952-885-5446
sgeorge@nwhealth.edu
Northwestern Health Services University
www.nwhealth.edu

Limited Scope X-ray Operator Program Pine Technical College

Krista Hoekstra
320-629-5100
information@pine.edu
Pine Technical College
www.pine.edu

Limited Scope Operators Prep Course Onsite at your facility

Brian Hall
612-751-5875
brian.hall@beebelake.com
Quality Radiologic Consultants

X-ray Operator Course Contact for locations Pat Raths
rcraths@isd.net
Basic X-Ray Techniques RiverStone Health,
Billings,MT
Nikole Bakko
406-670-3395
nikole.bak@riverstonehealth.org
RiverStone Health
www.riverstonehealth.org

 

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Home Study Courses

Course Contact Information Course Information
X-ray CE 866-405-9729

X-RAY CE
www.xrayce.com

Radiological Educational Services 800-966-0452

Radiologic Educational Services
www.reshomestudy.com

Radiographic Operations Consulting 800-929-8709

Radiographic Operations Consulting
www.controlthedose.com

Glacier Valley Medical Education 360-327-3224

Glacier Valley Medical Education
www.glaciermedicaled.com

SelfDirectedCE Mark Hohman
email@selfdirectedce.com

SelfDirectedCE
www.selfdirectedce.com

RADUNITS 812-250-9729

RAD UNITS
www.radunits.com

The X-ray Lady 502-425-0651 X-ray Lady
www.x-raylady.com
X-RAY UNITS 317-748-6101 XRAY UNITS
www.xrayunits.com
Gage Continuing Education 877-775-4243
office@gagece.com
Gage Continuing Education
www.gagece.com
CE4RT 657-222-0111
Texting Available
CE4RT
ce4rt.com

 

Educational Books

Basic Radiography
Basic Radiography for X-ray Operators, Copyright Unpublished Work © Patricia M. Raths, Adjunct Instructor at Argosy University

Bone Densitometry
Bone Densitometry for Technologists, by Sydney Bonnick
Principles of Bone Densitometry: A Study Guide for the ARRT Bone Densitometry Certification Exam, by Jean M. Fisher and Donna H. Smith

Patient Care in Radiology
Patient Care in Radiography, by Ruth Ann Ehrlich, Ellen Doble McCloskey, and Joan A. Daly

Positioning
Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning, by Eugene D. Frank, Bruce W. Long, and Barbara J. Smith
Bontrager's Pocket Atlas-Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques, by Kenneth L. Bontrager

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography
Principles of Radiographic Imaging, by Richard R. Carlton and Arlene McKenna Adler
Radiographic Imaging & Exposure, by Terri L. Fauber
Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, by Mary Alice Statkiewicz-Sherer

X-ray Machine Operator Course textbooks
Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, by Eugene D. Frank et al
Workbook for Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, by Eugene D. Frank et al

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For questions, comments or feedback regarding the MDH X-ray Program, please email health.xray@state.mn.us or call 651.201.4545.

Updated Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 02:16PM