Other than a licensed doctor, who can operate fluoroscopic x-ray equipment?
A licensed diagnostic radiologic technologist can operate fluoroscopic equipment provided that a licensed doctor is in the room and directing the procedure. A technologist cannot use fluoroscopic equipment to determine radiographic positioning. Question: Other than a licensed doctor, who can operate an x-ray simulator for the planning of radiation therapy treatments? Answer: Either a licensed radiation therapy technologist or diagnostic radiologic technologist can operate an x-ray simulator. A diagnostic radiologic technologist cannot perform therapy treatments. Question: Can a licensed diagnostic radiologic technologist intravenously administer contrast media and flushing (saline, heparin) solutions? Answer: According to the Board of Medical Examiners’ (BME) regulations (N.J.A.C.13:35-6.20), a licensed diagnostic radiologic technologist is permitted, provided that the technologist and facility has complied with the BME s regulations. Any additional questions should be directed to the
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