Article - Health Occupations
(a) In this subtitle
the following words have the meanings indicated.
means the State Board of Physicians.
means recognition of an individual who has satisfied certain standards
required by a national certifying board.
means the Radiation Therapy, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology,
and Radiology Assistance Advisory Committee of the Board.
means a license issued by the Board to practice as a radiation therapist,
radiographer, nuclear medicine technologist, or radiologist assistant.
nuclear medicine technologist” means a nuclear medicine technologist
who is licensed by the Board to practice nuclear medicine technology.
radiation therapist” means a radiation therapist who is licensed
by the Board to practice radiation therapy.
radiographer” means a radiographer who is licensed by the Board
to practice radiography.
radiologist assistant” means an individual who is licensed to
practice radiology assistance under the supervision of a licensed
in radiology; and
(2) Is certified
(i) The American
Board of Radiology;
(ii) The American
Osteopathic Board of Radiology;
(iii) The British
Royal College of Radiology; or
(iv) The Canadian
College of Physicians and Surgeons.
means an individual who is licensed by the Board to practice as a
radiation therapist, a radiographer, a nuclear medicine technologist,
or radiologist assistant.
certifying board” means:
(1) The American
Registry of Radiologic Technologists;
(2) The Nuclear
Medicine Technology Certifying Board; or
(3) Another certifying
organization approved by the Board.
nuclear medicine technology” means to:
(1) Prepare and
administer radiopharmaceuticals to human beings; or
(2) Conduct in
vivo detection and measurement of radioactivity for medical purposes
to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease or injury.
radiation therapy” means to perform tumor localization radiography
and apply therapeutic doses of radiation for the treatment of disease
radiography” means to use ionizing radiation to:
portions of the human body to assist in the diagnosis or localization
of disease or injury; or
(2) Perform tumor
radiology assistance” means to practice radiography and to perform:
and selected radiology procedures;
(2) Patient assessment;
(3) Patient management.
means the responsibility of a licensed physician to exercise on–site
or immediately available direction for licensees or holders of temporary