Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/19/2022

Part VII. Practice of Radiologic Technologist-Limited

18VAC85-101-130. General requirements.

A. A radiologic technologist-limited is permitted to perform radiologic functions within his capabilities and the anatomical limits of his training and examination. A radiologic technologist-limited is responsible for informing the board of the anatomical area or areas in which he is qualified by training and examination to practice.

B. A radiologic technologist-limited shall not administer contrast media or radiopharmaceuticals or perform mammography, fluoroscopic procedures, computerized tomography, or vascular-interventional procedures. The radiologic technologist-limited is responsible to a licensed radiologic technologist, or doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, or podiatry.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 5, eff. December 25, 1996; amended, Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 4, eff. December 8, 1999; Volume 19, Issue 19, eff. July 2, 2003; Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. September 26, 2013.

18VAC85-101-140. Individual responsibilities to patients and licensed radiologic technologist, doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, or podiatry.

A. The radiologic technologist-limited's procedure with the patient shall only be made after verbal or written communication, or both, with the licensed radiologic technologist, doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, or podiatry.

B. The radiologic technologist-limited's procedures shall be made under direct supervision.

C. A radiologic technologist-limited, acting within the scope of his practice, may delegate nonradiologic procedures to an unlicensed person, including but not limited to preparing the patient for radiologic procedures and post radiologic procedures. Such nonlicensed personnel shall not perform those patient care functions that require professional judgment or discretion.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 and Chapter 29 (§ 54.1-2900 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 5, eff. December 25, 1996; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 19, eff. July 2, 2003.

18VAC85-101-145. Registration for voluntary practice by out-of-state licensees.

Any radiologist assistant, radiologic technologist, or radiologic technologist-limited who does not hold a license to practice in Virginia and who seeks registration to practice under subdivision 27 of § 54.1-2901 of the Code of Virginia on a voluntary basis under the auspices of a publicly supported, all volunteer, nonprofit organization that sponsors the provision of health care to populations of underserved people shall:

1. File a complete application for registration on a form provided by the board at least five business days prior to engaging in such practice. An incomplete application will not be considered;

2. Provide a complete record of professional licensure in each state in which he has held a license and a copy of any current license;

3. Provide the name of the nonprofit organization, the dates and location of the voluntary provision of services;

4. Pay a registration fee of $10; and

5. Provide a notarized statement from a representative of the nonprofit organization attesting to its compliance with provisions of subdivision 27 of § 54.1-2901 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 18, eff. June 18, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 24, eff. September 3, 2008; Volume 28, Issue 5, eff. December 7, 2011.

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