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49 Pa. Code § 29.82. Auxiliary personnel performing radiologic procedures.

§ 29.82. Auxiliary personnel performing radiologic procedures.

 (a)  A person may, within the practice of podiatric medicine, perform radiologic procedures on the premises of a podiatrist and under the direct supervision of the podiatrist, if one of the following applies:

   (1)  The person has passed an examination in radiology conducted by the American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The examination shall at least cover the use of ionizing radiation, for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, in areas of the human body within the scope of the practice of podiatric medicine.

   (2)  The person has passed an examination approved by the State Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine or Chiropractic to apply ionizing radiation to human beings for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.

   (3)  The person has passed an examination approved and administered by the Board.

 (b)  The podiatrist is not required to personally observe the performance of radiologic procedures, but shall be on the premises at the time of the performance.


   The provisions of this §  29.82 issued under section 21.2 of the Podiatry Practice Act (63 P. S. §  42.21c).


   The provisions of this §  29.82 adopted August 21, 1987, effective August 22, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 3477.

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