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§ 14-5B-09. License qualifications

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: May 8, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Physicians (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5b. Radiation Therapy, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, and Radiology Assistance (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 8, 2020
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-5B-09
§ 14-5B-09. License qualifications
In general
(a) To qualify for a license, an applicant shall be an individual who meets the requirements of this section.
Provisions
(b) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, the applicant shall:
(1) Be of good moral character;
(2) Be at least 18 years old;
(3) Demonstrate oral and written competency in English as required by the Board;
(4) Meet any educational, training, or examination requirements established by the Board, including:
(i) Graduation from an appropriate educational program as determined by the Board; and
(ii) Certification; and
(5) Complete a criminal history records check in accordance with § 14-308.1 of this title.
Qualifications
(c) To qualify for a license to practice as a radiologist assistant, an applicant shall:
(1) Be issued a general license to perform radiography;
(2) Complete an advanced academic program with a nationally recognized radiology curriculum that results in a baccalaureate degree, post baccalaureate certificate, or graduate degree and incorporates a radiologist-directed clinical preceptorship;
(3) Be certified in advanced cardiac life support; and
(4) Be certified as a radiologist assistant by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Continued education and training
(d) Except for requirements adopted by the Board for license renewal under § 14-5B-12 of this subtitle, nothing in this subtitle may be construed to require an individual who is certified by the Board as a radiation oncology/therapy technologist, medical radiation technologist, or nuclear medicine technologist as of October 1, 2008, to meet additional education, training, or examination requirements.

Credits

Added by Acts 2002, c. 373, § 2, eff. July 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 36, § 6, eff. April 8, 2008; Acts 2008, c. 328, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2013, c. 587, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2013, c. 588, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2015, c. 34, § 1, eff. July 1, 2015; Acts 2020, c. 612, § 1, eff. May 8, 2020; Acts 2020, c. 613, § 1, eff. May 8, 2020.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-5B-09, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 14-5B-09
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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