(1) The Board
adopts as its certification examination all limited scope examinations and the
general examination provided by the A.R.R.T.
Applicants for the various areas of
certification must successfully complete the following examinations or their
identified successor examinations:
Specialty Limited Certifications -
A.R.R.T. core examination; and
The limited scope examination(s) for the area(s) in which certification is
Certification - A.R.R.T. certification will substitute for all examinations
required by the Board and will be the basis for full certification.
(3) It is the applicant's
responsibility to apply directly to the examination agency for admission to the
examinations. The Board does not process applications for
(4) An applicant will
be deemed to have successfully completed any of the examinations required for
certification upon correctly answering sixty-five percent (65%) of all
questions contained on the examinations which the Board or it designee deem to
be appropriate and applicable to the type(s) of certification(s)
(5) After the fourth
(4th) unsuccessful attempt at passing any section of
an examination, the applicant may no longer participate in supervised limited
radiography. No certificate will be issued until the exam is successfully
completed and the applicant shows documentation of repeating a Board-approved
course or completing an acceptable remedial program provided by a
Board-approved Course Provider.
Nothing in this Rule shall prohibit certification course instructors from
examining students as they deem necessary; or from defining terms for
successful completion of courses for their own purposes.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original rule filed March
4, 1985; effective April 3, 1985. Repeal and new rule filed December 7, 1993;
effective February 20, 1994. Amendment filed August 31, 2000; effective
November 14, 2000. Amendment filed October 4, 2002; effective December 18,
2002. Amendment filed May 28, 2003; effective August 11, 2003. Amendment filed
March 22, 2007; effective June 5, 2007.
Authority: T.C.A. §§
63-6-224, and Public Chapter 956
of the Public Acts of 2000.