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ARTICLE VII

STANDARDS OF PROCEDURE

The standards of procedures are to serve as a guide by which the chiropractic radiologic technologist may evaluate their professional conduct as it relates to patients, colleagues, other members of the allied professions and health care consumers. They are intended to assist in maintaining a high level of ethical conduct.

  1. Chiropractic radiologic technologists shall conduct themselves in a manner compatible with the dignity of their profession.
  2. Chiropractic radiologic technologists shall provide services with consideration of human dignity and the uniqueness of the patient.  The quality of care and service rendered shall not be influenced by the patient’s age, sex, race, creed, social or economic status, handicap, personal attributes or the nature of the health problem.
  3. Chiropractic radiologic technologists shall make every effort to protect all patients from unnecessary radiation.
  4. Chiropractic radiologic technologists should exercise and accept responsibility for independent discretion and judgment in the performance of their professional services.
  5. Chiropractic radiologic technologists shall judiciously protect the patient's right to privacy and shall maintain all patient information in the strictest confidence.
  6. Chiropractic radiologic technologists shall apply only methods of technology founded upon a scientific basis and not accept those methods that do not adhere to this principle.
  7. Chiropractic radiologic technologists shall not diagnose, but in recognition of their responsibility to the patient, they shall provide the chiropractor with all information they have relative to radiological findings or patient management.
  8. Chiropractic radiologic technologists shall be responsible for reporting unethical conduct and illegal professional activities to the appropriate authorities.
  9. Chiropractic radiologic technologists should continually strive to improve their knowledge and skills by participating in educational and professional activities and sharing the benefits of their attainments with their colleagues.
  10. J. Chiropractic radiologic technologists should protect the public from misinformation and misrepresentation.

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American Chiropractic Registry
of
Radiologic Technologists

52 W. Colfax Street
Palatine, Illinois
60067

Telephone: 847.705.1178
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