A. An individual shall be licensed by the Board if the individual meets the requirements of §B of this regulation.
B. An individual shall be licensed by the Board if the individual:
(1) Completes an application on a form supplied by the Board;
(2) Pays an application fee as specified in Regulation .18 of this chapter;
(3) Is 18 years old or older;
(4) Is of good moral character;
(5) Demonstrates oral and written competency in English by any of the following:
(a) Graduation from a recognized English-speaking high school or undergraduate school after at least 3 years of enrollment;
(b) Graduation from a recognized English-speaking professional school with acceptable proof of proficiency in the oral and written communication of English; or
(c) Receiving a grade of:
(i) At least 26 on the “Speaking Section” of the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language; and
(ii) At least 79 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language;
(6) Has been educated as follows:
(a) Completed a radiologist assistant educational program that is recognized by the national certifying body as approved by the Board; and
(b) Successfully completed coursework that leads to a baccalaureate degree or post-baccalaureate certificate;
(7) Has passed the examination administered by the national certifying body as approved by the Board for radiologist assistants; and
(8) Has been certified and maintains current registration or active certification from the national certifying body as approved by the Board at the time of application.
C. In addition to the requirements specified in §B of this regulation, an applicant for a license as a radiologist assistant shall have:
(1) A current Maryland license as a radiographer;
(2) Completed a radiologist-directed clinical preceptorship as a part of the educational program required by §B(6) of this regulation;
(3) Current certification in advanced cardiac life support; and
(4) Current certification as a radiologist assistant by the national certifying body as approved by the Board.