Update to Regulations: Amendments to 201 KAR 46:020 and 201 KAR 46:070 were filed with the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) on May 13, 2016. Information pertaining to the amendments can be viewed here: Administrative Regulations.
There is an updated newsletter available including content on Continuing Education Biennium dates: May Newsletter
New Executive Director:
The Kentucky Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy is pleased to introduce Mrs. Elizabeth Morgan as the new Executive Director for the Board! Elizabeth is a 2006 graduate of the St. Joseph HealthCare School of Radiologic Technology. Since 2009, she served as the Radiology Manager of Diagnostic Imaging for the Lexington Clinic where she was responsible for managing quality control and all matters related to staffing. Her positive attitude, organizational skills and work ethic have already been evident since she started in this position on October 1. She can be contacted via email at Elizabeth.Morgan@ky.gov or 502-782-5685. Please join us in welcoming Elizabeth to the KBMIRT team!
Who Must Be Licensed?
Any individual who operates radiation emitting equipment for medicine, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, chiropractic, podiatry or bone densitometry must maintain an active Kentucky state license. These disciplines include professionals of radiography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, radiologic assistants and limited x-ray machine operators.
Graduates who have completed an accredited educational program in radiography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy or radiologist assistant who hold a valid certificate from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) may be licensed.
General licenses are issued to those who have completed the programs cited above and hold a valid certificate from the ARRT or the NMTCB.
Recent graduates who have completed an educational program cited above and are awaiting examination with the ARRT or the NMTCB. This license is valid for one year only and is not renewable.
Limited (LXMO) License:
Individuals that have completed a Limited X-ray Machine Operator course of study (see description below):
A limited radiography program approved by the state at a postsecondary institution.
Independent Study Course
A limited radiography home-study course available from the board. This course is designed for those working in a doctor’s office or medical clinic where limited radiography (non-contrast) procedures are performed. This course cannot exceed two years.