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§ 271.16d. Radiologic procedures

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: August 31, 2004

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 9. Osteopaths (Refs & Annos)
Osteopathic Medical Practice Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: August 31, 2004
63 P.S. § 271.16d
§ 271.16d. Radiologic procedures
(a) On and after January 1, 1988, no auxiliary personnel shall perform radiologic procedures on the premises of an osteopathic physician unless such person is under the direct supervision of an osteopathic physician and unless such person has passed an examination approved by the board and administered in accordance with section 812.1 of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L. 177, No. 175), known as “The Administrative Code of 1929,”1 provided that no such auxiliary personnel shall perform radiologic procedures for therapeutic purposes unless the osteopathic physician under whose direct supervision such auxiliary personnel is acting is on the premises at the time the radiologic procedures are performed.
(b) The board shall have the authority, after notice and hearing, to prohibit an auxiliary personnel from performing radiologic procedures if the continued performance of radiologic procedures by the auxiliary personnel is determined by the board to pose a threat to the health, safety or welfare of the public.
(c) It shall be unlawful under this act to knowingly permit radiologic procedures to be performed in violation of this section or in violation of the regulations promulgated or orders issued in accordance with this section.
(d) No auxiliary personnel who has or obtains a license, a certificate or registration issued by, or on behalf of, a board within the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs or a comparable board of another state, or who has obtained certification or licensure as the result of satisfactory completion of a test and an educational course accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the board, shall be required to undergo any additional education or testing pursuant to this section if radiologic procedures were included in the education or the examination which he or she was required to complete successfully in order to be eligible for such license, certificate, registration or certification.
(e) Definition.--As used in this section, the term “radiologic procedures” means the use of ionizing radiation for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.


1978, Oct. 5, P.L. 1109, No. 261, § 16.4, added 1985, Dec. 20, P.L. 398, No. 108, § 10, effective Jan. 1, 1986. Amended 1987, May 6, P.L. 10, No. 3, § 1, retroactive effective Jan. 1, 1987; 2004, July 2, P.L. 486, No. 56, § 6, effective Aug. 31, 2004.


71 P.S. § 279.3a.
63 P.S. § 271.16d, PA ST 63 P.S. § 271.16d
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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