LLCC receives portable X-ray equipment for radiography lab

Andrew Harmon, instructor, radiography; Casey Best, radiography student; Elliot Dawson, radiography student; Marjorie King, director, medical imaging and radiation oncology services at Memorial Medical Center; Janelle Murphy, program director radiographyLLCC recently received the gift of portable X-ray equipment from Memorial Medical Center in collaboration with BJC for use in the LLCC associate degree radiography lab. A portable X-ray machine is used to take diagnostic images of patients who cannot be transferred to a stationary unit.

“We thank Memorial Medical Center for their generosity,” said Karen Sanders, executive director, LLCC Foundation. “The portable X-ray machine makes a great addition to the state-of-the-art equipment available to our students and allows them to practice on the same equipment they will find on the job.”

“Our students will have hands-on experience with this technology and be better prepared for their role as X-ray students at the clinical sites they attend as part of their education,” added Janelle Murphy, director of the LLCC radiography program.