Welcome Mississippi Limited X-ray Operators!

msmalogo_350We are pleased to partner with the Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) to offer Continuing Education credits on LimitedXRayCE.com. The courses listed on this page have all been approved to meet the requirements for the 12-hour Board of Medical Licensure for Limited Operators.

Click here to buy MSMA LimitedXRayCE All Access Pass now – or login to your account on the right side of this page. (Note: Mississippi Limited Operators must have the special MSMA pass to receive credit for their courses.)

Receiving your credits is as easy as 1-2-3.

1) Choose any course from the list below. 

2) Watch the video and pass a simple verification quiz to prove you’ve seen it.

3) Immediately receive your Report of CE Credit for that course.

Note: Once you have completed the required number of hours, you may be required to send this Record of Completion (PDF) along with your Application for Registration (PDF) to the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure.

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Courses Approved for Mississippi MSMA Continuing Ed Students:

**Please NOTE:  Mississippi requires at least six hours of courses that pertain to radiation safety for each continuing education period. Qualifying courses have “Radiation Safety” in the title.

Intro to Radiography Courses for Beginners:

1) Intro to Limited Radiography including Radiation Safety
(1.0 Credit Hours)

Connie Lyon introduces the viewer to radiography, the x-ray room and equipment, steps to produce an image, and basic safety practices. The first presentation suggested for those who must complete their first 12 hours of continuing education in Mississippi.

2) Intro to Rad Procedures and Chest (1.5 Credit Hours)

The second presentation by Connie Lyon suggested for those completing their first 12 hours of continuing education in Mississippi. Introduces terminology and basic rules for patient positioning and then illustrates how to perform chest procedures.

3) Intro to Distal Extremities (1.0 Credit Hours)

Connie Lyon introduces the viewer to distal upper and lower extremity procedures.

4) Intro to Proximal Extremities (1.0 Credit Hours)

Connie Lyon introduces the viewer to proximal upper and lower extremities, ribs and pelvis.

5) Radiation Safety: Does It Still Matter? Course (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents on the risks of radiation and specific ways to reduce exposure.

6) Virtual Lab 1: Density, Digital, Dose and Radiation Safety Course (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents a virtual lab session illustrating film density, digital exposure and radiation dose.

7) Virtual Lab 2: Accessories and Impact on Radiation Safety Course (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents a virtual lab session illustrating the impact on film density or digital images of changes in accessories.

8) Virtual Lab 3: Contrast, Detail, Distortion and AEC Course (1.5 Credit Hours)
Connie Lyon presents a virtual lab session illustrating contrast, detail and distortion in the film and digital environments. Operating principles of Automatic Exposure Control are also discussed.

Radiation Basics and Safety Courses:

Radiation Basics & Safety 1: Production of X-rays (1.0 Credit Hours)

The process and variables of image formations—film and digital.

Radiation Basics & Safety 2: The Beam (1.0 Credit Hours)

Counting X-rays, measuring and controlling quantity and quality, units of exposure and absorption.

Radiation Basics & Safety 3: The Risks – Biologic (1.0 Credit Hours)

Radiation types, interactions with atoms, and cells and radiation effects.

Radiation Basics & Safety 4: Recognizing Risks and Sources (1.0 Credit Hours)

Recognizing the sources of radiation and the magnitude of associated risks.

Radiation Basics & Safety 6: Recognizing Responsibilities and the Role of the State (1.0 Credit Hours)

Continuation of safe practices and description of the role of the state in protecting citizens.

Radiation Basics & Safety 7: Facts and Fictions, Part 1 (1.0 Credit Hours)

Survey of historical progress, comparison and contrast of exposures and dose.

Radiation Basics & Safety 8: Facts and Fictions, Part 2 (1.0 Credit Hours)

Survey of recent incidents, certain fictions, and safety principles applied to terroristic uses of radiation.

Other MSMA-approved Courses:

Around the Modalities in 80 Days (1 Credit Hour)
Angela Cyza surveys for radiographers current imaging modalities, brief history, how each one operates, and how they are effectively used. (Not approved for CE Credit in Arkansas.)

Chest and Abdomen Course (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents on anatomy and routine positioning of the chest and abdomen and typical pathologies that are demonstrated.

Communicating Effectively Course (1 Credit Hour)
Bev Harvey describes various communication styles and helps the participant to assess his or her own style.

CR/DR: The Computer Will Fix It and Impact on Radiation Safety Course (1.5 Credit Hours)
Brandon Holt presents on the fundamental principles of digital imaging and the need to control the dose.

Creating a Culture of Safety in Radiology Course (1 Credit Hour)
Cristi Engel surveys several areas of concern regarding safety of the patient in the Radiology department.

Distal Extremities (Pathology) Course (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents on distal extremity procedures and displays selected pathologies and traumas.

Effective Patient Safety including Radiation Safety Course (1 Credit Hour)
Angela Cyza presents a summary of patient safety practices including, but not limited to, radiation safety.

Headwork 101 Course (1 Credit Hour)
Cristi Engel presents on the routine skull and sinus procedures.

I Gotta Pain in My Back Course (1.5 Credit Hours)
Dan Gilbert correlates spine anatomy, pathology and trauma with radiologic images. Website participants are encouraged to watch Spine Basics 1 and 2 before this presentation.

Identifying Child Abuse (1 Credit Hour)
Dan Gilbert presents presents evidence of the scope of this problem and ways in which it is demonstrated radiographically.

Imaging the Wrist (1 Credit Hour)
Lori Dobish presents routine and specialized projections of the wrist.

Infection Prevention Course (1 Credit Hour)
Laura Mader presents on the basics of infection prevention.

Kid Stuff (1 Credit Hour)
Cristi Engel and Lori Dobish present on the BASICS of pediatric radiography.

Pathology Course (1 Credit Hour)
Jean Korth presents on the additive and destructive pathologic conditions and how they are demonstrated radiographically.

Pediatric Radiography Course (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents on specific concerns when imaging pediatric patients.

Positioning Review (1 Credit Hour)
Kris Bryan describes selected projections of the extremities, spine, and skull and presents associated images for critique.

Putting Your Best Chest Forward (1 Credit Hour)
Lori Dobish discusses the fundamentals of chest radiography and the criteria for assessing the image.

Radiation Protection and Safety Course (1 Credit Hour)
John Tucker provides an updated review of radiation safety and specifically how digital imaging impacts radiography protocols.

Radiographic Evaluation – Distal Extremities Course (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents presents criteria for evaluating distal extremities as applied to selected images.

Radiographic Evaluation of Normal Versus Pathologic Bone Course (1 Credit Hour)
Iman Ahmad presents a simple system to assist any radiographer in making accurate observations about the images being viewed.

Radiographic Image Analysis of the Pelvis and Lower Extremity (1 Credit Hour)
Laura Herz presents images of the pelvis and lower extremity and demonstrates how to assess the quality of those images.

Radiography – Not Routine Course (1.5 Credit Hours)
Connie Lyon presents on procedures with limited equipment and/or limitations of the patient.

Radiology in Forensics, Part 1 (1 Credit Hour)
Dan Gilbert presents on the topic of how radiology is used to obtain images in forensic investigations and the responsibilities of the tech in performing those procedures.

Radiology in Forensics, Part 2 (1 Credit Hour)
Dan Gilbert presents on the topic of how radiology is used to obtain images in forensic investigations and the responsibilities of the tech in performing those procedures.

Reconsideration of Rad Techniques (1 Credit Hour)
Dan Gilbert presents on radiographic techniques in film/screen imaging and adaptation required for digital imaging.

Shoulder and Rib Tips (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents on radiography of the shoulder, clavicle, and scapula—and provides specific tips on imaging ribs.

Skull and Sinus Positioning (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents on radiography of the shoulder, clavicle, and scapula—and provides specific tips on imaging ribs.

Special Orthopedic Views (1 Credit Hour)
Rob Hughes describes selected radiographic projections that may be of interest to the orthopedic specialist.

Spine Basics, Part 1 (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents spine anatomy, procedures, image evaluations, and selected traumas and pathologies.

Spine Basics, Part 2 (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents spine anatomy, procedures, image evaluations, and selected traumas and pathologies.

Technique Management Course (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon presents on the fundamentals of building and using a technique chart.

The Face of Parkinson’s Course (1 Credit Hour)
Angela Cyza presents a compassionate explanation of Parkinson’s disease and how it may impact the radiographer’s care of the patient.

Time Distance Shielding and Radiation Safety (1 Credit Hour)
Sylvia Dolberg teaches on the correlation of these fundamental principles with radiation safety and health.

Timeless Values (1 Credit Hour)
Connie Lyon discusses timeless values that impact health care providers and illustrates with a historical look at an earlier x-ray training environment.

Tools and Strategies for Communication and Patient Safety (1 Credit Hour)
Carolyn Anglesey discusses how these tools and strategies can be applied in the Radiology Department.