Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-05-.06 - EXAMINATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION

(1) The Board adopts as its certification examination all limited scope examinations and the general examination provided by the A.R.R.T.
(2) Applicants for the various areas of certification must successfully complete the following examinations or their identified successor examinations:
(a) Specialty Limited Certifications -
1. The A.R.R.T. core examination; and
2. The limited scope examination(s) for the area(s) in which certification is sought.
(b) Full 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 examination.
(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) sought.
(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.
(6) 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. 0880-05-.06
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. 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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