The goal of a lobby day is to educate state congressman of a bill and the bill we want to educate them about is House Bill – H.B.1545.  There has been years of discussion of the need to have licensure for medical imaging technologists here in Pennsylvania.  So the PSRT and Philadelphia Society of Rad Techs had joined to create a bill to licenses medical imaging technologists.  See tabs below for all the medical imaging technologists.

The Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Societies of Radiologic Technologists are pleased to announce that House Bill 1545 was introduced by Rep. Bryan Cutler, R.T…  House Bill 1545 will establish a Pennsylvania Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners to establish qualifications for licensure and to investigate patient care incidents.

Tentative agenda for the day:

8:00 – 9:00 – Breakfast and educational instruction “lobby day 101” prep prior to going to see legislators

9:00-11:00am – meetings with representatives

11:00am – House Session begins

12:00 – 1:15 – Lunch (more information to follow)

1:15-2:00pm – Drop off materials (i.e. talking points on HB1545) to any other relevant legislators (committee members, sponsors of the legislation)

ARRT Certifications for Technologist

Radiology Technologist – radiolographer, CT, and Mammographer

Ultrasound Technologist

MR Technologist

Radiation Therapy Technologist

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Registered Radiologist Assistant -RRA

Bone Densitometry

RDSM and Ultrasound specialties

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)

Specializations

  • Abdominal Sonography
  • Breast Sonography
  • Cardiac (Fetal) Sonography
  • Obstetric & Gynecologic Sonography
  • Pediatric Sonography

Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)

Specializations

  • Cardiac (Adult) Sonography
  • Cardiac (Fetal) Sonography
  • Cardiac (Pediatric) Sonography

Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)

Specialization

  • Vascular Sonography

Registered Musculoskeletal Sonographer (RMSKS)

Specialization

  • Musculoskeletal Sonography

Advanced Cardiac Sonographer (ACS)

Specialization

  • Cardiac (Adult) Sonography [Advanced]

Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS)

Specialization

  • Cardiac (Congenital) Sonography

 

Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS)

Specialization

  • Cardiac Sonography

 

Registered Phlebology Sonographer (RPhS)

Specialization

  • Phlebology Sonography

 

Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS)

Specialization

  • Vascular Sonography

 

Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)

Specialization

  • Angiography (limited to Intra-vascular and Intra-cardiac Sonography)

 

Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)

Specialization

  • Angiography (limited to Intra-vascular and Intra-cardiac Sonography)
Nuclear MedicineTechnology Certification Board (NMTCB)

Nuclear MedicineTechnology Certification Board (NMTCB)

Radiology Radiology Practitioner Assistant -RPA

Radiology Radiology Practitioner Assistant -RPA –  Certification Board for Radiology Practitioner Assistant

Limited X-ray Machine Operators

Limited X-ray Machine Operators

The American Chiropractic Registry of Radiologic Technologists – ACRRT

American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants – ASPA

Flouroscopic license for Certified Physician Assistants

Flouroscopic license for Certified Physician Assistants

Bone Densitometry

Operators of bone densitometry equipment can be certified by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry – ISCD

Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD), Certified Bone Densitometry Technologist (CBDT), and Certified Densitometry Technologist (CDT)