Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64E-3.0034 - Specialty Technologists

Current through Reg. 47, No. 249; December 28, 2021

(1) An applicant for specialty technologist certification shall submit an application to the department as specified in rule 64E-3.003, F.A.C., pay the required fee for endorsement, and submit proof of current certification from an approved national organization in an advanced, post-primary, or specialty area of radiologic technology. Such proof shall be an unexpired wallet card bearing the organization's name, the expiration date, the applicant's certification number, the applicant's name and the applicant's area of certification.
(2) The following are approved as national organizations for certain advanced, post-primary or specialty areas of radiologic technologist certification, and for the technologists' duties (also known as practice standards):
(a) Computed Tomography.
1. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) for the Computed Tomography (CT) area of certification.
2. The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for Computed Tomography (CT) practice standards.
(b) Mammography.
1. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for the Mammography (M) area of certification.
2. The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for the Mammography (M) practice standards.
(c) Positron Emission Tomography.
1. The Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) for the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) area of certification.
2. The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) for the PET practice standards.
(3) The title, initials and duties for specialty technologists certified by the department are as follows:
(a) Computed Tomography.
1. For a person who is currently registered by the ARRT, or certified by the NMTCB, in Computed Tomography, the title is Certified Radiologic Technologist - Computed Tomography (CT) and the initials are CRT-CT.
2. The duties of the CRT-CT are those contained in the June 25, 2017 ASRT "Computed Tomography Practice Standards," which is incorporated herein by reference and which can be obtained at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-09919, or http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/rad-tech.
(b) Mammography.
1. For a person who holds current registration from the ARRT in Mammography, the title is Certified Radiologic Technologist - Mammography (M) and the initials are CRT-M.
2. The duties of the CRT-M are those contained in the June 25, 2017, ASRT "Mammography Practice Standards," which is incorporated herein by reference and which can be obtained at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-09920, or http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/rad-tech.
(c) Positron Emission Tomography.
1. For a person who holds current certification from the NMTCB in Positron Emission Tomography, the title is Certified Radiologic Technologist - Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and the initials are CRT-PET.
2. The duties of the CRT-PET are those contained in the January 26, 2013, SNMMI "Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist Scope of Practice and Performance Standards," which is herein incorporated by reference and can be obtained at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-04021 or http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/rad-tech.

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Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64E-3.0034

Rulemaking Authority 468.302, 468.303 FS. Law Implemented 468.302(2)(h), (3)(i) FS.

New 6-11-13, Amended 4-20-14, Amended by Florida Register Volume 42, Number 071, April 12, 2016 effective 4-27-16, Amended by Florida Register Volume 43, Number 206, October 24, 2017 effective 11-5-17, Amended by Florida Register Volume 44, Number 182, September 18, 2018 effective 10-4-18.

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