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65-7303.Unlawful representations; lawful activities under the act. (a) On and after October 1, 2005, except as otherwise provided in this act, no person shall perform radiologic technology procedures on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes unless the person possesses a valid license issued under this act.

(b) A person holding a license under this act shall use radioactive substances or equipment for radiologic technology procedures on humans only for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes by prescription of a licensed practitioner.

(c) No person shall depict one's self orally or in writing, expressly or by implication, as holder of a license who does not hold a current license under this act.

(d) (1) Only persons licensed under this act as a radiologic technologist shall be entitled to use the title "radiologic technologist" or "licensed radiologic technologist," abbreviations thereof, or words similar thereto or use the designated letters "R.T." or "L.R.T."

(2) Only persons licensed under this act as a radiologic technologist and who have received certification from the American registry of radiologic technologists (ARRT) in radiography shall be entitled to use the title "radiologic technologist radiographer" or "licensed radiologic technologist radiographer" or abbreviations thereof, or words similar thereto or use the designated letters "R.T. (R)" or "L.R.T. (R)."

(3) Only persons licensed under this act as a radiologic technologist and who have received additional certification from the American registry of radiologic technologists (ARRT) in radiation therapy shall be entitled to use the title "radiation therapist" or "licensed radiation therapist," abbreviations thereof, or words similar thereto or use the designated letters "R.T. (T)" or "L.R.T. (T)."

(4) Only persons licensed under this act as a radiologic technologist and who have received additional certification from the American registry of radiologic technologists (ARRT) in nuclear medicine technology shall be entitled to use the title "nuclear medicine technologist," "licensed nuclear medicine technologist" or "registered nuclear medicine technologist," abbreviations thereof, or words similar thereto or use the designated letters "R.T. (N)" or "L.R.T. (N)."

(5) Only persons licensed under this act as a radiologic technologist and who have received additional certification from the nuclear medicine technology certification board (NMTCB) shall be entitled to use the title "certified nuclear medicine technologist," abbreviations thereof, or words similar thereto or use the designated letters "C.N.M.T."

(e) This section shall not prohibit a person who is licensed as a respiratory therapist by this state from using any letter or designation indicating that such person is engaged in the practice of respiratory therapy.

(f) This section shall take effect on and after October 1, 2005.

History: L. 2004, ch. 84, § 3; L. 2005, ch. 34, § 1; July 1.



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