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§ 30418. Faculty Requirements and Qualifications.

17 CA ADC § 30418BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services
Chapter 5. Sanitation (Environmental)
Subchapter 4.5. Radiologic Technology
Group 2. Training of Students of Radiologic Technology
Article 1. General (Refs & Annos)
17 CCR § 30418
§ 30418. Faculty Requirements and Qualifications.
(a) Radiologic technology (RT) certification schools shall have:
(1) A program director who:
(A) Possesses at least a master's degree from an accredited college or university;
(B) Has at least three years of experience in diagnostic or therapeutic radiologic technology, as applicable; and
(C) Is a qualified practitioner who holds:
1. For diagnostic RT certification schools, either a radiology supervisor and operator certificate issued pursuant to section 30466, both a radiography supervisor and operator permit and, if required pursuant to section 30463, a fluoroscopy supervisor and operator permit issued pursuant to section 30466, or both a diagnostic radiologic technology certificate issued pursuant to section 30440 and, if required pursuant to section 30450, a fluoroscopic radiologic technologist permit; and
2. For therapeutic RT certification schools, either a radiology supervisor and operator certificate issued pursuant to section 30466, or a therapeutic radiologic technology certificate issued pursuant to section 30440; and
(2) If the school has more than 30 students or six or more affiliated clinical sites, at least one full-time equivalent (FTE) clinical coordinator position. This position may be shared by no more than four individuals. Any person who functions as a clinical coordinator shall:
(A) Possess at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; and
(B) Be a qualified practitioner who meets subsection (a)(1)(C), as applicable.
(b) Limited permit X-ray technician schools shall have:
(1) A program director who:
(A) Possesses at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
(B) Has at least three years of experience in diagnostic or therapeutic radiologic technology, as applicable;
(C) Is a qualified practitioner who holds either a radiology supervisor and operator certificate issued pursuant to section 30466, a radiography supervisor and operator permit, a diagnostic radiologic technology certificate issued pursuant to section 30440, or a limited permit, issued pursuant to section 30444, in all permit categories the school is authorized to provide; and
(2) Except for approved schools whose clinical sites are within the same business entity as the school, if the school has more than 30 students or six or more affiliated clinical sites, at least one FTE clinical coordinator position. One FTE position may be shared by multiple individuals but no more than four individuals. Any person who functions as a clinical coordinator shall:
(A) Possess at least an associate degree from an accredited college or university; and
(B) Be a qualified practitioner who meets subsection (b)(1)(C), as applicable.
(c) Radiologic technologist fluoroscopy permit schools shall have:
(1) A program director who:
(A) Possesses at least an associate degree from an accredited college or university; and
(B) Has at least three years of experience in diagnostic radiologic technology, as applicable;
(C) Is a qualified practitioner who holds either a radiology supervisor and operator certificate issued pursuant to section 30466, a fluoroscopy supervisor and operator permit issued pursuant to section 30466, or a radiologic technologist fluoroscopy permit issued pursuant to section 30451; and
(2) Except for approved schools whose clinical sites are within the same business entity as the school, if the school has more than 30 students or six or more affiliated clinical sites, at least one FTE clinical coordinator position. One FTE position may be shared by multiple individuals but no more than four individuals. Any person who functions as a clinical coordinator shall:
(A) Possess at least an associate degree from an accredited college or university; and
(B) Be a qualified practitioner who meets subsection (c)(1)(C), as applicable.
(d) Approved schools shall ensure that instructors providing instruction specified in those sections identified in subsection (d)(1) meet the criteria specified in subsection (d)(2):
(1) Sections 30421(a), 30422(a), 30423(b)(1), 30424(a)(1) through (a)(5), 30425(a)(1) through (a)(3), or 30427(a) and (b); and
(2) Instructors shall be qualified to teach the subject, hold academic or professional credentials appropriate to the subject content area taught, be knowledgeable of course development, instruction, evaluation, and academic advising, and, if applicable, be certified or permitted pursuant to the Act. The approved school shall document how the individual meets the criteria and shall maintain that documentation for Department inspection.
(e) Except for when a clinical coordinator is not required pursuant to subsections (a)(2), (b)(2), or (c)(2) a person may not serve as both clinical coordinator and program director.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 114870(a) and 131200, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 114870(a), 131050, 131051 and 131052, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 10-11-2013; operative 10-11-2013 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2013, No. 41).
2. Amendment of subsection (d)(1) filed 6-7-2018; operative 10-1-2018 (Register 2018, No. 23).
3. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)(A), (a)(2)(A), (b)(1)(A), (b)(2)(A), (c)(1)(A), (c)(2)(A) and (d)(1) filed 8-18-2020; operative 10-1-2020 (Register 2020, No. 34).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
17 CCR § 30418, 17 CA ADC § 30418
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