Didactic requirements include the successful completion of three items.

  • 80-hour Department approved class.

  • North Dakota Limited Scope X-ray Operator State Examination.

  • 3-hour Department designed self-study course which includes required reading.


1)  80-hour Didactic Course: This must be a single training program providing didactic instruction in accordance with Part 1 of Appendix H.  A certificate of completion will be issued, which must be made available to the Department upon request.

APPENDIX H  Didactic Instruction

SCHOOLS  List of Department approved 80-hour schools

2)  State Examination:  This exam is administered during the 80-hour didactic instruction portion of the training.  Successful completion requires a 70%.

3)  3-hour Self Study InstructionThis portion of the training includes prerequisite reading and 2 videos designed by the North Dakota Radiation Control Program.  This 3-hour training supplement addresses two critical areas of the limited scope x-ray operator training requirements, the North Dakota Radiologic Health Rules and Special Pediatric Considerations.

COURSE  To the 3-Hour course page.


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Phone: 701.328.5188
Fax: 701.328.5185

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