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32-2812. Application for certificate; qualifications; fee; exceptions

A. An applicant for a certificate shall submit an application for certification or an application for examination for certification, accompanied by a nonrefundable fee of sixty dollars. The application for certification fee may be prorated quarterly over the certification period. An applicant who has practiced radiography without certification shall pay a prorated fee retroactively to the earliest date of uncertified practice. The fee for a replacement certificate is ten dollars. The application for examination fee is seventy dollars and shall not be prorated. An application shall be verified by oath or affirmation and shall contain information that the applicant:

1. Is at least eighteen years of age.

2. Is of good moral character.

3. Has successfully completed or obtained:

(a) In the case of application for radiologic technologist certification, a four-year course of study in a secondary school approved by the board or an equivalent board approved course of study in addition to a course of study at a school of radiologic technology approved by the board.

(b) In the case of application for practical technologist in podiatry certification and practical technologist in radiology certification, high school or its equivalent as determined by the board with the advice of the state board of education, and satisfactorily meets the basic requisites determined by the board pursuant to section 32-2803.

(c) In the case of application for radiologist assistant certification, a baccalaureate degree or postbaccalaureate certificate from an advanced academic program that encompasses a nationally recognized radiologist assistant curriculum that includes a radiologist-directed clinical preceptorship. An applicant for certification before April 1, 2009 is not required to have a baccalaureate degree or postbaccalaureate certificate, but must have completed an advanced academic program that encompasses a nationally recognized radiologist assistant curriculum that includes a radiologist-directed clinical preceptorship.

B. If the application is in proper form and it appears that the applicant meets the eligibility requirements, the applicant shall be notified of the time and place of the next examination.

C. The board may accept, in lieu of its own examination, a valid certificate issued on the basis of an examination by a certificate-granting body recognized by the American medical association or the American osteopathic association, or a certificate, registration or license issued by another state if that state's standards for certification, registration or licensure are satisfactory to the board.

D. The board may deny a certificate to an applicant who has committed an act or engaged in conduct in any jurisdiction that resulted in a disciplinary action against the applicant or that would constitute grounds for disciplinary action under this chapter.

E. The board or chairman of the board may designate a representative to approve or deny applications for certification.