Senate Bill 116: SB 116 was signed into law on March 10, 2017. The bill amends KRS 311B.100 to create a section that includes an additional pathway to licensure if an applicant did not graduate from an accredited educational program as established in 201 KAR 46:030. Link to updated statute: KRS 311B.100
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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.
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 independent 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.