Title: Section 89.10 - General Provisions

Effective Date

11/02/2016

LICENSURE

Section 89.10 General Provisions.

(a) To qualify for a license to practice as a radiologic technologist, an applicant shall fulfill the following requirements in a manner acceptable to the department:

(1) file an application on a form prescribed by the department along with a nonrefundable license fee of $120;

(2) submit documentation that the applicant has successfully completed an education program in radiologic technology that is registered with the department, the State Department of Education, or an accrediting organization approved by the department;

(3) submit evidence that the applicant has passed an examination administered by an accrediting organization approved by the department with a passing grade, as determined by the department;

(4) be at least 18 years of age and;

(5) be of good moral character.  In accordance with Correction Law Article 23-A, a person previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses shall not be found to lack good moral character based upon these conviction(s) unless (i) there is a direct relationship between one or more of the previous criminal offenses and the duties required of the license or (ii) licensing the applicant would involve an unreasonable risk to property or the safety or welfare of a specific individual or the general public. In determining these questions, the department will look at all the factors listed under New York State Correction Law section 753. 

(b) Nothing in this Part shall be construed to apply to the practice of nuclear medicine technology prior to January 1, 2009.

(c) Notwithstanding any provision herein to the contrary, any individual practicing as a nuclear medicine technologist prior to July 26, 2007 may be licensed to practice nuclear medicine technology provided that he or she has completed an education program in nuclear medicine technology acceptable to the department and has five years of verifiable and satisfactory employment within the previous ten years as a nuclear medicine technologist, or possesses certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certifying Board or registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology in nuclear medicine technology.

Volume

VOLUME A-2 (Title 10)

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