TITLE 32: ENERGY
CHAPTER II: ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
SUBCHAPTER b: RADIATION PROTECTION
PART 410 REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SPECIALISTS AND THERAPEUTIC RADIOLOGICAL PHYSICISTS
SECTION 410.20 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SPECIALISTS AND THERAPEUTIC RADIOLOGICAL PHYSICISTS
Section 410.20 Education/Experience Requirements for Diagnostic Imaging Specialists and Therapeutic Radiological Physicists
a) Diagnostic imaging specialists and therapeutic radiological physicists responsible for implementing comprehensive radiation protection programs shall be approved by the Agency in accordance with Section 410.30 of this Part.
b) Diagnostic Imaging Specialist. Individuals seeking approval as a diagnostic imaging specialist must possess the knowledge, training and experience to apply principles of radiological physics to diagnostic x-ray applications. Individuals seeking such approval shall meet any one of the criteria set forth in this subsection (b).
AGENCY NOTE: A degree that is not readily identifiable as meeting the requirements of this Part may be referred to the State Board of Higher Education for a determination of the degree classification.
c) Therapeutic Radiological Physicist. Individuals seeking approval as a therapeutic radiological physicist must possess the knowledge, training and experience to measure ionizing radiation, evaluate safety techniques, advise regarding radiation protection needs and apply the principles of radiological physics to clinical radiation therapy. To meet these criteria, a therapeutic radiological physicist shall meet either of the criteria set forth in this subsection (c).
d) To meet the work experience requirements of subsection (c)(2) of this Section, the individual shall have performed the tasks specified in 32 Ill. Adm. Code 360.120(c), (d) and (e) under the supervision of an individual meeting the requirements of subsection (c) of this Section during the year of work experience.
e) An individual previously holding a designation as a diagnostic imaging specialist and/or a therapeutic radiological physicist, and previously approved by the former Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety as a qualified inspector, shall remain approved as a diagnostic imaging specialist and/or therapeutic radiological physicist, unless approval is removed for cause pursuant to this Part.
(Source: Amended at 33 Ill. Reg. 2245, effective January 23, 2009)