19 CSR 30-11.060 - Requirements for Individuals Who Provide X-ray Physics Support

Current through Register Vol. 47, No. 7, April 1, 2022

PURPOSE: This rule establishes requirements for radiation physicists including qualifications and responsibilities for quality assurance.

(1) A radiation physicist who provides diagnostic X-ray physics support to a supplier of mammography services shall be certified by the American Board of Radiology as a radiation physicist or shall possess other qualifications acceptable to the Department of Health.-
(2) Under the direction of the physician consultant, a radiation physicist shall establish a mammography quality assurance program.
(3) At least annually, a radiation physicist shall provide on-site consultation to the supplier, including, but not limited to, a complete evaluation of the entire mammography system to ensure compliance with 19 CSR 20-11.070 and 19 CSR 20-11.080.


19 CSR 30-11.060
AUTHORITY: sections 192.760, 192.762 and 192.766, RSMo Supp. 1992.* This rule was previously filed as 19 CSR 20-11.060. Emergency rule filed Oct. 5, 1992, effective Oct. 15, 1992, expired Feb. 12, 1993. Emergency rule filed Feb. 3, 1993, effective Feb. 13, 1993, expired June 12, 1993. Original rule filed Nov. 4, 1992, effective June 7, 1993. Changed to 19 CSR 30-11.060 July 30, 1998.

*Original authority 1992.

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