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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2D:

      Section: 26:2D-27: X-ray technologist licenses.

          
4. a. Except as hereinafter provided, no person other than a licensed practitioner or the holder of a license as provided in this act shall use x-rays on a human being.

b. A person holding a license as a diagnostic x-ray technologist may use the title "licensed radiologic technologist" or the letters (LRT) (R) after his name. No other person shall be entitled to use the title or letters, or any other title or letters after his name that indicate or imply that he is a licensed diagnostic x-ray technologist; nor may any person hold himself out in any way, whether orally or in writing, expressly or by implication, as a licensed diagnostic technologist.

c. A person holding a limited license as a chest x-ray technologist may use the title "licensed chest x-ray technologist" or the letters (LRT)(C) after his name. No other person shall be entitled to use the title or letters, or any other title or letters after his name that indicate or imply that he is a licensed chest x-ray technologist; nor may any person hold himself out in any way, whether orally or in writing, expressly or by implication, as a licensed chest x-ray technologist.

d. A person holding a limited license as a dental x-ray technologist may use the title "licensed dental x-ray technologist" or the letters (LRT)(D) after his name. No other person shall be entitled to use the title or letters, or any other title or letters after his name that indicate or imply that he is a licensed dental x-ray technologist; nor may any person hold himself out in any way, whether orally or in writing, expressly or by implication, as a licensed dental x-ray technologist.

e. A person holding a license as a radiation therapy technologist may use the title "licensed therapy technologist" or (LRT)(T) after his name. No other person shall be entitled to use the title or letters, or any other title or letters after his name that indicate or imply that he is a licensed therapy technologist; nor may any person hold himself out in any way, whether orally or in writing, expressly or by implication, as a licensed therapy technologist.

f. A person holding a license as provided by this act shall use medical equipment emitting ionizing radiation on human beings only for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes on a case by case basis at the specific direction of a licensed practitioner, and only if the application of the equipment is limited in a manner hereinafter specified.

g. Nothing in the provisions of this act relating to radiologic technologists shall be construed to limit, enlarge or affect, in any respect, the practice of their respective professions by duly licensed practitioners.

h. The requirement of a license shall not apply to a hospital resident specializing in radiology, who is not a licensed practitioner in the State of New Jersey, or a student enrolled in and attending a school or college of medicine, osteopathy, podiatric medicine, dentistry, dental hygiene, dental assistance, chiropractic or radiologic technology, who applies radiation to a human being while under the direct supervision of a licensed practitioner.

i. A person holding a license as a diagnostic x-ray technologist and a license as a radiation therapy technologist may use the letters (LRT)(R)(T) after his name.

j. A person holding a limited license as a podiatric x-ray technologist may use the title "licensed podiatric x-ray technologist" or the letters (LRT)(P) after his name. No other person shall be entitled to use the title or letters, or any other title or letters after his name that indicate or imply that he is a licensed podiatric x-ray technologist; nor may any person hold himself out in any way, whether orally or in writing, expressly or by implication, as a licensed podiatric x-ray technologist.

k. A person holding a limited license as an orthopedic x-ray technologist may use the title "licensed orthopedic x-ray technologist" or the letters (LRT)(O) after his name. No other person shall be entitled to use the title or letters, or any other title or letters after his name that indicate or imply that he is a licensed orthopedic x-ray technologist; nor may any person hold himself out in any way, whether orally or in writing, expressly or by implication, as a licensed orthopedic x-ray technologist.

l. A person holding a limited license as a urologic x-ray technologist may use the title "licensed urologic x-ray technologist" or the letters (LRT)(U) after his name. No other person shall be entitled to use the title or letters, or any other title or letters after his name that indicate or imply that he is a licensed urologic x-ray technologist; nor may any person hold himself out in any way, whether orally or in writing, expressly or by implication, as a licensed urologic x-ray technologist.

L.1981,c.295,s.4; amended 1984, c.242, s.2; 1985, c.540, s.2; 2005, c.259, s.32.



This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.






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