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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 85. Board of Medicine
Chapter 101. Regulations Governing the Practice of Radiologic Technology

18VAC85-101-55. Educational requirements for radiologic technologists-limited.

A. An applicant for licensure as a radiologic technologist-limited shall be trained by one of the following:

1. Successful completion of educational coursework that is directed by a radiologic technologist with a bachelor's degree and current ARRT certification, has instructors who are licensed radiologic technologists or doctors of medicine or osteopathic medicine who are board certified in radiology, and has a minimum of the following coursework:

a. Image production/equipment operation - 25 clock hours;

b. Radiation protection - 15 clock hours; and

c. Radiographic procedures in the anatomical area of the radiologic technologist-limited's practice - 10 clock hours taught by a radiologic technologist with current ARRT certification or a licensed doctor of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry or chiropractic;

2. An ACRRT-approved program;

3. The ISCD certification course for bone densitometry; or

4. Any other program acceptable to the board.

B. A radiologic technologist-limited who has been trained through the ACRRT-approved program or the ISCD certification course and who also wishes to be authorized to perform x-rays in other anatomical areas shall meet the requirements of subdivision A 1 of this section.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2956.8:1 of the Code of Virginia. of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 20, eff. July 24, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. September 26, 2013.

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