Radtech Act of the Philippines

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Radtech Act Of 1992 February 18, 2009
Filed under: republic act 7431 — joseph @ 3:02 am
RT Act of 1992 is also known as Republic Act 7431 (RA 7431), which defines important radiologic technology terms, as well as, establishes duties, rights, functions and responsibilities of the Radiologic Techologists.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7431
AN ACT REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY IN THE PHILIPPINES, CREATING THE BOARD OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Section 1. Title. — This Act shall be known and cited as the “RadiologicTechnology Act of 1992.”
Sec. 2. Statement of Policy. — It is the policy of the State to upgrade thepractice of radiologic technology in the Philippines for the purpose of protecting the public from the hazards posed by radiation as well as to ensure safe and proper diagnosis, treatment and research through the application of machines and/or equipment using radiation.
Sec. 3. Definition of Terms. — As used in this Act the following terms andshall mean:
(a) “X-ray technology” is an auxiliary branch of radiology which deals with the technical application of x-rays as aid in the diagnosis of diseases and injuries;
(b) “Radiologic technology” is an auxiliary branch of radiology which dealswith the technical application of radiation, such as x-rays, beta rays, gamma rays, ultrasound and radio frequency rays, in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases;
(c) “X-ray technologist” is a bona fide holder of a certificate of registrationfor x-ray technology issued by the Board of Radiologic Technology in accordance with this Act;
(d) “Radiologic Technologist” is a bona fide holder of a certificate ofregistration for radiologic technology issued by the Board of RadiologicTechnology in accordance with this Act;
(e) “Radiology” is a branch of medical science, which deals with the use ofradiation in the…...

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