WSR 10-14-060

INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed June 30, 2010, 9:57 a.m. ]


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF AN INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT OR POLICY STATEMENT


Title of Interpretive or Policy Statement: Certified Radiologic Technologists Performing PET/CT - Positron Emission Tomography (PET) combined with Computed Tomography (CT).

Issuing Entity: Department of health.

Subject Matter: This interpretive statement describes the issue of certification requirements to perform PET/CT procedures (fusion imaging) and determines that certified nuclear medicine technologists who obtain CT certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or diagnostic radiologic technologists who have obtained PET certification through the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) may perform fusion imaging PET/CT procedures.

Effective Date: July 1, 2010.

Contact Person: Susan Gragg, Program Manager, Department of Health, Health Professions and Facilities, Radiologic Technology Program, P.O. Box 47852, Olympia, WA 98504-7852, (360) 236-4941.

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