Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) A CT facility shall notify the Authority
within 48 hours of any CT medical event in which a patient who has undergone a
CT study has incurred a deterministic radiation injury, such as epilation or
(2) The registrant shall
submit a written report to the Authority within 30 days after the CT medical
event is discovered.
written report shall include all of the following:
(a) The registrant's name, address, facility
registration number, and machine registration tag number as they appear on the
name of the individual who determined a CT medical event occurred;
(c) The dates of occurrence and discovery of
the CT medical event;
narrative description of the CT medical event, including an estimated dose to
the patient, if possible, and body part involved;
(e) The cause of the CT medical event;
(f) The effect on the individual
who received the exposure;
narrative detailing corrective action taken or planned to prevent a recurrence;
(h) Certification that the
registrant notified the individual or the individual's responsible relative or
guardian and, if not, why not; and
(i) The name and signature of the person
preparing the report.
(4) The report shall not contain the name of
the individual who is the subject of the CT medical event or any other
information that could lead to identification of the individual.
The registrant shall consult with the
referring physician prior to notifying the individual that they were involved
in a CT medical event.
(a) The registrant
shall ensure that the individual was notified of the CT medical event no later
than one week after the discovery unless unforeseen circumstances exist.
(b) The registrant shall not delay
any appropriate medical care for the individual, including any necessary
remedial care as a result of the CT medical event.
(c) If verbal notification is necessary, the
registrant shall inform the individual or legal guardian that a written
description of the CT medical event can be obtained from the