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The Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists is dedicated to its mission to advocate for medical imaging and radiologic science professionals by advancing professional practice and educational standards, and providing leadership in health policy. In this regard, the Health Policy Committee of OSRT provides consistent leadership in monitoring and influencing Ohio legislative actions affecting Ohio consumer patients and members of the radiologic science professions.

OSRT members and interested parties should review related legislative information posted below. Comments and concerns should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Members are also encouraged to contact their legislative representative or senator to discuss related concerns.

Need to contact Ohio Licensing Department for questions and answers? Click Radiologic Licensure.

ODH-Notice to Employees

In radiation protection rules adopted under Chapter 3748 of the Ohio Revised Code, the Ohio Department of Health has
established standards for protection of employees from radiation sources that are required to be licensed/registered with the Ohio
Department of Health.

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RT in DC 2014

OSRT Reps Going to RT in DC!

Jason Lee, Emma Palmer and Tiffany Roman will be participating on behalf of Ohio in ASRT's RT in DC event 2014. Dr. Julie Gill will also attend the RT in DC event not only as an Ohio RT but also as President of ASRT.

Each year, the American Society of Radiologic Technologists hosts the nation’s largest advocacy event for medical imaging technologists, radiologist assistants and radiation therapists. Participants in the event meet with Capitol Hill lawmakers about issues facing the radiologic technology profession. ASRT invites its members to attend this year’s meeting and advocate for patients, the public and the profession. 2014 marks the 16th anniversary of R.T. in D.C.

R.T. in D.C. is a great opportunity for members of affiliate societies to network with colleagues from other states who are interested in advocacy. Attendees share stories about what is happening in their states, discuss how they handle legislative or regulatory issues, share condolences about defeats and celebrate victories. Registration is now open and will close Feb. 28.

Ohio medical imaging and therapeutic professionals are invited to join the virtual march from home on Tuesday March 19th. Thank you for your support. For more information visit RT in DC.

 

 

Human Research Using X-rays

Recently the Bureau of Radiation Protection has been contacted regarding the use of x-rays in human research. Be aware that the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) does not allow for any person to be “exposed to the useful beam except the patient for dental or medical radiologic procedures and unless such exposure has been authorized by a licensed practitioner within his or her scope of practice.” SeeOAC rule 3701:1-66-02(B)

Questions regarding rule 3701:1-66-02 or the prohibition of exposing a person to x-rays within authorization from a licensed practitioner should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Chief, Bureau of Radiation Protection, Ohio Department of Health.

2008 Ohio Legislative News

For up to the minute news, be sure to scroll through the information below. Current event news is posted below for your review!

The Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists is dedicated to its mission to advocate the safe and appropriate use of imaging and radiotheapeutic modalities, promote professionalism through high ethical standards, influence health policy, and provide high quality continuing professional development opportunities. In this regard, the Health Policy Committee of OSRT provides consistent leadership in monitoring and influencing Ohio legislative actions affecting Ohio consumer patients and members of the radiologic science professions.

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How to Find Bureau of Radiation Rules

How to Find Bureau of Radiation Rules

You can either print the document, or download to a diskette. Steps 1- 8 are the same steps you would use for printing.

  • Go To ODH Website
  • Click on Rules & Regulations
  • Click on Draft Rules
  • Scroll to Chapter to be saved or printed.  Click on the Chapter number to open the table of contents.
  • Rules are in .PDF format.  Download the most current version  (version 6.0) of Adobe Acrobat reader, if necessary.
  • Click on rule number you wish to save or print.
  • The rule opens as a PDF document.
  • Insert a diskette in your computer (or PRINT).
  • On the toolbar directly above the document, click the icon that looks like a diskette.
  • Name the file to be saved.
  • Save the file to the diskette; the saved document is a read-only.

If you require further assistance in downloading ODH rules, phone 614-644-2727.

Bureau of Radiation Protection
Ohio Dept. of Health
P.O. Box 118
Columbus, OH 43216-0118
614-644-2727
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.