Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-20-07-.62 - TRAINING FOR USE OF SEALED SOURCES FOR DIAGNOSIS
(1) Except as provided in Rule 0400-20-07-.26, a licensee shall require the authorized user of a diagnostic sealed source for use in a device authorized under Rule 0400-20-07-.61 to be a physician, dentist, or podiatrist who:
(a) Is certified by a specialty board whose certification process includes all of the requirements in subparagraphs (b) and (c) of this paragraph and whose certification has been recognized by the Division, the U.S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an Agreement State (The names of board certifications which have been recognized by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an Agreement State will be posted on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Web page); or
(b) Has completed 8 hours of classroom and laboratory training in basic radionuclide handling techniques specifically applicable to the use of the device. The training must include:
1. Radiation physics and instrumentation; .
2. Radiation protection;
3. Mathematics pertaining to the use and measurement of radioactivity;
4. Radiation biology; and
(c) Has completed training in the use of the device for the uses requested.
Authority: T.C.A. §§ 68-202-101 et seq., 68-202-201 et seq. and 4-5-201 et seq.
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