Medical imaging technologist are one step closer to professional status in Pennsylvania!!

How?  By being required to have a professional license to operated medical imaging equipemnt.

H.B. 1545 has been introduced

Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Health and Safety Act

Summary

An Act amending Title 63 (Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for medical imaging and radiation therapy licensure; establishing the Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners and providing for its powers and duties; prescribing penalties; making a transfer; and making related repeals.