Continuing Education

Eastern Montana AHEC at RiverStone Health provides continuing education programs for health professionals on X-ray techniques and other health-related topics.

Basic X-ray Techniques for X-ray Limited Permit Holders (68.25 Category ‘A’ Continuing Education Credits)

This 104-hour program is designed for those persons preparing to take the Montana State X-Ray Limited Permit Exam AND meets the educational requirements of the North Dakota Radiologic Health Rules 33-10-06-03 for Limited Permit X-Ray Operators. The program is completed by correspondence and in-person classroom format.  A 35-hour correspondence course must be completed before attending the classroom portion.  The classroom portion is divided into two, four-day sessions spanning two weekends, for a total of eight days of classroom learning.  The classroom portion is offered twice a year, in the spring and the fall (Sept. 8-11, 22-25, 2017). Registration opens in July, stay tuned.

The Basic X-ray Techniques Program is:

  • Approved for 68.25 Credits by the ASRT

This course was formerly sponsored by District 6 Health Care Learning Center.

Continuing Education for the X-ray Limited Permit Holder (6 Continuing Education Credits)

One-day workshops are also offered twice a year through Eastern Montana AHEC and approved for six continuing education credits for limited permit holders by Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota.  The topics change each year and the workshops are open to those who wish to expand their knowledge of radiography. Past topics include:

  • “Anatomy of a Lawsuit,” focusing on the legal and ethical issues and possible lawsuits related to radiology techs.
  • “But What About the Patient,” focusing on patient care and understanding their needs.
  • “Pathology for Limited Permit Holders,” covering pathology in the body including: respiratory, skeletal, abdomen, and circulatory systems.

Fall 2017 Continuing Education Workshop

Forensic & Trauma Imaging

Saturday, October 21st, 2017 | 8:30-3:30
RiverStone Health | Lil Anderson Center
123 SO. 27th St. Billings, MT 59101
Offered in person and online via GoToMeeting.
GTM is not telehealth but spaces are limited.
Workshop sponsored by:
RiverStone Health & Eastern MT Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

For more information on continuing education course, contact:

Eastern Montana AHEC at RiverStone Health
Continuing Education Coordinator
123 South 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406.247.3284