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ARTICLE IV

RE‑CERTIFICATION

 

Continuing education requirements for maintaining current status;

  1. Every ACRRT registered person in good standing shall, as a prerequisite to annual renewal, submit to ACRRT headquarters at the time of application thereof, satisfactory proof showing attendance of at least six (6) hours during the preceding year, at one or more educational  symposia which have prior approval of the ACRRT.  The following guidelines for such symposia shall apply (singly or as a whole for each of the following subsections):
    1. Criteria for approval of sponsoring agency:
      1. sponsorship or co‑sponsorship by an educational institution which is approved by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education,
      2. sponsorship by a State or Federal Radiation Control Board, or analogous agency,
      3. sponsorship by a Chiropractic State Association/Society or affiliated local chapter or chiropractic paraprofessional association.
    2. Criteria for approval of subject material:

        The following categories are acceptable for recertification symposium credit:

      1. radiation physics
      2. radiation biology
      3. radiation protection
      4. imaging principles and radiation exposure technique
      5. film processing technique
      6. radiographic film evaluation/quality assurance
      7. radiographic ethics and forensics
      8. patient preparation and positioning
      9. human anatomy
      10. human physiology
      11. emergency procedures
    3. Criteria for approval of instructors:

        In order to qualify for ACRRT approval, the instructors of approved symposia must meet one of the following criteria:

      1. an on‑campus faculty member of a chiropractic college meeting the criteria in Section 1.a) above,
      2. a post‑graduate faculty member of a chiropractic college meeting the criteria listed in Section 1.a) above,
      3. a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic College of Radiology,
      4. an ACRRT registered individual,
      5. an ARRT registered individual,
      6. a staff member of a state or Federal Radiation Control Board, or analogous agency, who demonstrates expertise in one or more of the subject areas as listed in Section 2, above,
      7. an individual from a discipline other than chiropractic may qualify as an approved subject area approved in Section 2 above and if he/she is qualified in the subject area.
  2. Self-instruction activity for recertification;  A maximum of six hours credit per year may be earned under this category for independent reading and satisfactory completion of the article comprehension review test, which accompanies each selected and approved reading obtained from the ACRRT.
  3. In conjunction with his annual application for renewal of good standing the registrant shall submit a certificate of completion signed by the program sponsor/instructor.  It shall be the responsibility of the Registrant to maintain and provide such evidence and/or documentation upon request of the ACRRT governing board.

Contact ACRRT

American Chiropractic Registry
of
Radiologic Technologists

52 W. Colfax Street
Palatine, Illinois
60067

Telephone: 847.705.1178
Fax: 847.705.1178

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