44:03:01:14.01.  Operator requirements for X ray equipment. Any person who is certified or registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, by another state, or who has documented 40 hours of orientation and training in the operation of radiation producing equipment by a qualified instructor may operate any radiation producing device. For the purposes of complying with the provisions of electronic health records certification criteria established pursuant to 45 CFR 495.6 a radiologic technologist certified and registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or licensed by another state is considered to be a licensed health care professional. Dental radiographers shall have a minimum of 16 hours of training.


          Source: 26 SDR 96, effective January 23, 2000; 31 SDR 62, effective November 7, 2004; 42 SDR 51, effective October 13, 2015.

          General Authority: SDCL 34-21-4.1, 34-21-15.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 34-21-4.1, 34-21-15.


          Reference: 45 CFR 495.6, Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration. Copies may be obtained free of charge at https://www.federalregister.gov/select-citation/2014/05/23/42-CFR-495.6.