(a) An applicant shall obtain an application
form from the Board Administrative Office, respond truthfully and completely to
every question or request for information contained in the form and submit it
along with all documentation and fees required by the form and this rule to the
Board Administrative Office. It is the intent of this rule that all steps
necessary to accomplish the filing of the required documentation be completed
prior to filing an application and that all documentation be filed
1. An applicant shall cause to
be submitted from the radiological educational course director to the Board
Administrative Office certification of successful completion of the basic
course and any specialty area(s) course(s) required by rule 0880-5-.05(2) which
shall include certification from the supervising physician(s) of successful
completion of the required clock hours of clinical training for each separate
area of specialty certification applied for.
2. An applicant shall submit the Application
and Certification Fee as provided in Rule 0880-5-.02(1). and the State
Regulatory Fee as provided in Rule 0880-5-.02(3). Limited certification
requires only these fees unless limited certification is extended into other
areas at a later time.
Applicants applying pursuant to Rule 0880-5-.04(3) need only submit the
(i) The application form;
(ii) A certificate of fitness
or endorsement from the States in which the applicant holds certification;
(iii) A copy of all documents
necessary to show the educational and procedural requirements for certification
in all states in which the applicant holds certification, and
(iv) A clear, recognizable, recently taken
bust photograph which shows the full head, face forward from at least the top
of the shoulder up; and
Application and Certification Fee as provided in Rule 0880-5-.02(1) and the
State Regulatory Fee as provided in 0880-5-.02(3).
For Full Certification
1. An applicant shall submit with the
application a copy of his or her A.R.R.T. identification card which must be
current and in good standing.
applicant shall pay the application and certification fee and the state
regulatory fee provided by rule 0880-5-.02(1) and (3).
3. An applicant shall submit a clear,
recognizable, recently taken bust photograph which shows the full head, face
forward from at least the top of the shoulder up.
(2) Upon approval for issuance of
certification, the Board shall issue a certificate which contains either the
specific radiological limitations as reflected by the application materials
received or "full certification" as that term is defined in Rule
Limited Certification - Persons holding limited certifications may upgrade
their certification by submitting a written request along with their original
certificate to the Board Administrative Office and complying with the
(a) Having the director of a Board
approved specialty area(s) radiological education course(s) submit directly to
the Board Administrative Office documentation indicating the additional clock
hours and type of education received as required by rule 0880-5-.05(2)(b) and
(c) along with certification from the supervising physician(s) of successful
completion of the clock hours of clinical training for each separate area in
which certification is sought.
Have submitted proof of successful completion of all examinations required by
(c) The original
certification will be amended indicating all appropriate certification areas
and returned to the applicant.
(4) Application review and decisions shall be
governed by Rule 0880-2-.07(1) through (5).
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 May 7, 1997; effective July 21,
1997. Amendment filed May 28, 2003; effective August 11, 2003. Amendment filed
May 27, 2008; effective August 10, 2008.
Authority: T.C.A. §§
4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-6-101, and