7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill allows physical therapists to order the use of certain radiologic technology.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ allows physical therapists to order the use of radiologic imaging.
13 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
15 Other Special Clauses:
17 Utah Code Sections Affected:
19 58-54-303, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 61
21 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
22 Section 1. Section 58-54-303 is amended to read:
23 58-54-303. Supervision and prescription required.
24 (1) The practice of radiologic technology by a radiologic technologist licensed under
25 this chapter shall be under the general supervision of a radiologist or radiology practitioner and
26 may be performed only upon the order of a radiologist or radiology practitioner acting within
27 the scope of the radiologist's or radiology practitioner's license and experience within the scope
28 of practice of a radiology practitioner.
29 (2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), a physical therapist acting within the scope of the
30 physical therapist's license and experience may order radiologic imaging if the physical
31 therapist designates a radiology practitioner to receive the results of the radiologic imaging.