Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-05-.03 - CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT

All persons operating x-ray machines in physicians' offices in Tennessee must possess a certificate issued by the Board pursuant to this Chapter of rules with the exception of the following who are exempted from certification:

(1) Licensed medical doctors
(2) Medical interns, residents and clinical fellows
(3) Students engaged in clinical practice while enrolled in a Board approved radiological education course required to receive radiological certification.
(4) Graduates of a Board approved radiological education course who are awaiting examination but only for a period not to exceed six (6) months from the date that the course was completed. After sitting for the examination this exemption shall continue for a period not to exceed seventy five (75) days. At all times while awaiting examination or examination results and until certification is received, graduates shall practice only under supervision as set forth in rule 0880-5-.05(2)(c).


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-05-.03
Original rule filed March 4, 1985; effective April 3, 1985. Amendment filed April 23, 1986; effective May 23, 1986. Repeal and new rule filed December 7, 1993; effective February 20, 1994. Amendment filed May 7, 1997; effective July 21, 1997. Amendment filed August 31, 2000; effective November 14, 2000.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-6-101, 63-6-224, and Public Chapter 956 of the Public Acts of 2000.

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