RADIOGRAPHY Credential: PRIMARY PATHWAY
WORKING IN RADIOGRAPHY
Most radiologic technologists enter the profession as radiographers. In this role, you’ll capture images of patients’ internal organs, soft tissues, and bones using X-ray equipment. You also might assist radiologists with a range of procedures, such as fluoroscopic imaging or gastrointestinal exams that require the use of contrast media.
A career as a radiographer is challenging and rewarding. Working in this field, you’ll be an important part of a medical team that diagnoses and treats patients who have a range of diseases and injuries.
Get Started On Your Credential
Earning ARRT credentials can help you stand out among job candidates. To obtain certification and registration in Radiography using the primary pathway, you must fulfill requirements in education, ethics, and examination. You’ll also have to complete the application process successfully.
Make sure to review these important Radiography documents to help you prepare:
- Primary Discipline Handbook
- Clinical Competency Requirements
- Content Specifications
- Task Inventory
- Practice Analysis
Earning a credential from ARRT is a great way to advance your career. If you have questions along the way, we're here to help. Take a look at our FAQs or call us at 651-687-0048, ext. 8560, for more information.