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§ 14-5B-07. Supervision by licensed physician; scope of technologist practice

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2013

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: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-5B-07
§ 14-5B-07. Supervision by licensed physician; scope of technologist practice
(a)(1) A licensee may only practice under the supervision of a licensed physician.
(2) The failure of a licensed physician to properly supervise a licensee is unprofessional conduct in the practice of medicine under § 14-404(a)(3) of this title.
Limited practices
(b)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, the practice of a radiation therapist, radiographer, nuclear medicine technologist, or radiologist assistant is limited to those procedures, operations, preparations, and practices listed in regulation.
(2) A radiologist assistant may not:
(i) Interpret images;
(ii) Make diagnoses; or
(iii) Prescribe medications or therapies.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 373, § 2, eff. July 1, 2002. Amended by 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.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-5B-07, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 14-5B-07
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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