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Basic X-ray Techniques

North Dakota Radiological Health Rules Section 33-10-06-03 requires individuals to complete a minimum of 80 hours of didactic training at a single course providing instruction in the topics listed below:

  • Basic x-ray physics
  • Radiobiology
  • Radiation protection
  • Principles of exposure
  • Darkroom procedures¬†and processing
  • Interrelationship of the radiographic chain
  • Anatomy and positioning

The course includes 64 hours of lectures and 16 hours of correspondence study for a total of 80 hours.

Complete guidelines for this course can be found on the North Dakota Department of Health website:

Who Should Attend

Limited diagnostic operators in accordance wtih ND Rules 33-10-06-03

Course Schedule

Call ETI for availability.

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Course Fees


All fees must be paid prior to the start of the course.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, a substitution can be made at any time without charge. You can also transfer your registration fee to another course offered by ETI. Refunds, less a $50 administrative fee, will be issued upon request. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received within five calendar days of the course. The University reserves the right to cancel programs if necessary. In this event, the University's liability is limited to the full refund of your registration fee.

Meals and Lodging

Participants are responsible for arranging overnight accommodations. For assistance you may call ETI at (701) 777-0384.

Refreshment breaks and materials are included in the registration fee.

ETI offers an in-house training option for this course.