10.32.10.07

.07 Scope of Practice — General.

A. Supervision.

(1) A radiation therapist, radiographer, or a nuclear medicine technologist may practice only under the supervision of a licensed physician.

(2) A licensed radiologist assistant may practice only under the supervision of a licensed radiologist.

B. Administration of Medications or Contrast Media.

(1) A radiation therapist, radiographer, nuclear medicine technologist, or radiologist assistant may initiate an intravenous line and administer contrast media with the following supervision:

(a) A radiologist assistant may administer contrast media under the immediately available direction of a radiologist; and

(b) A radiation therapist, radiographer, or nuclear medicine technologist may administer contrast media after consultation with a physician who is physically available on the premises.

(2) A radiation therapist, radiographer, nuclear medicine technologist, or radiologist assistant may not administer narcotic or sedating medication.

C. Identification. A radiation therapist, radiographer, nuclear medicine technologist, or radiologist assistant, or holder of a temporary license when practicing radiation therapy, radiography, nuclear medicine technology, or radiology assistance shall wear a badge which identifies the individual wearing the badge to be a licensed radiation therapist, radiographer, nuclear medicine technologist, or radiologist assistant or holder of a temporary license.