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What type of education and training do you need to become an X-Ray Tech?

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There are two types of programs. Hospital based, and College based. Hospital based is more focused clinically, and have you in clinical rotations from day 1. while College based is more focused by the books, and some dont offer clinical training until 6 months- 1 year+ into the course.

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The Community College of Denver Offers A

RTE - RADIOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY Program which is a year and half

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