Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-09-.04 - PROCEDURES FOR CERTIFICATION

(1) An applicant shall submit with the application a copy of his/her A.R.R.T. identification card which must be current, in good standing, and shows certification as a radiologist assistant (RA) and as a radiologic technologist (RT).
(2) An applicant shall submit with the application a copy of his or her certification in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) which must be current and in good standing.
(3) An applicant shall submit with the application a form provided by the Board containing a physician's credentials as a radiologist, acknowledgement of the physician's responsibility to supervise the radiologist assistant, and the signature of the supervising physician.
(4) On or after July 1, 2007, an applicant shall cause a transcript to be submitted directly from the school to the Board Administrative Office. The transcript must show graduation from a radiologist assistant educational program, and that a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an institution offering a program accredited by an entity recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists for certification purposes, which includes a radiologist directed clinical preceptorship has been conferred, and contains the official seal of the institution.
(5) An applicant shall submit with the application the Application and Certification Fee and the State Regulatory Fee as provided in Rule 0880-9-.02.
(6) An applicant shall submit with the application a clear, recognizable, recently taken bust photograph which shows the full head, face forward from at least the top of the shoulder up.
(7) An applicant shall cause to be submitted to the Board's administrative office directly from the vendor identified in the Board's certification application materials, the result of a criminal background check.
(8) Application review and decisions shall be governed by Rule 0880-2-.07(1) through (4).


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-09-.04

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-3-1011, 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-6-101, 63-6-214, 63-6-224, and 63-6-237. Administrative History: Original rule filed November 23, 2005; effective February 6, 2006. Amendment filed March 14, 2006; effective May 28, 2006.

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