There will be a BOARD MEETING by Conference Call at 3:30pm Thursday, September 1, 2016.
The Board Office will be closed Monday, September 5, 2016 for the Labor Day Holiday.
1715 Flat Top Road
Post Office Box 638
CoolRidge, WV 25825-0638
Phone: (304) 787-4398 Toll Free: (877) 609-9869 Fax: (304) 787-3030
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Thank you for visiting the website of The West Virginia Medical Imaging & Radiation Therapy Technology Board of Examiners.  We hope the information provided on this site proves useful, and encourage you to contact the Board Office for any information that you are unable to locate. 


EMAIL RENEWAL REMINDERS

Effective September 26, 2015, the Board will utilize email in the form of a "Courtesy Email Reminder" to alert licensees to renew their Medical Imaging Licenses.  This Courtesy Email will be distributed six (6) to eight (8) weeks before the license is due to expire.  It is critical that licensees ensure the email address provided to the Board is accurate and one they check on a regular basis.

Mission
The Mission of the West Virginia Medical Imaging & Radiation Therapy Technology Board of Examiners is to be the driving force behind the highest quality imaging and radiation safety standards in West Virginia through the licensure of educationally prepared and clinically competent professionals.

Vision
The Vision of the West Virginia Medical Imaging & Radiation Therapy Technology Board of Examiners is to ensure public safety through a highly skilled and qualified workforce across the entire state of West Virginia providing quality imaging and radiation therapy services in every community and clinical setting.

                     WEST VIRGINIA STATE HOLIDAY CALENDAR

The Board Office will be closed for all Holidays recognized by the State of West Virginia. Please note the following dates and plan accordingly:

     January 1, 2016 - New Years Day 
     January 18, 2016 - Martin Luther King Day
     February 15, 2016 - Presidents’ Day
     May 10, 2016 - Primary Election Day
     May 30, 2016 - Memorial Day
     June 20, 2016 - West Virginia Day
     July 4, 2016 - Independence Day
     September 5, 2016 - Labor Day
     October 10, 2016 - Columbus Day
     November 8, 2016 - General Election Day
     November 11, 2016 - Veterans’ Day
     November 24 and 25, 2016 - Thanksgiving Holiday
     December 26, 2016 - Christmas Observed
    

Board Meetings

An Agenda for each meeting will be available on this website or by calling the Board Office one week prior to each Board Meeting. Minutes for each Board meeting are posted following approval during the next regularly scheduled Board Meeting.  The Minutes for the following Board Meetings are posted and available to review by selecting "For Your Information":                   

        June 4, 2015

        August 20, 2015

        November 30, 2015          

        January 20, 2016

        February 4, 2016 -  rescheduled to February12, 2016

        February 12, 2016

        March 10, 2016, Cancelled

        May 12, 2016

        May 23, 2016

        August 18, 2016, (Minutes pending approval)  

        August 23, 2016, (Minutes pending approval)        

Upcoming Board Meeting Dates, (subject to change)

       NEW= BOARD MEETING Conference Call: September 1, 2016 - AGENDA POSTED

        October 20, 2016    
        November 28, 2016

              
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(Last updated Monday, August 25, 2016 at 7:00pm).

Purpose:

Chapter 30, Article 23, Section 1 of the West Virginia Code was passed by HB 483 on July 1, 1977.  The Code was revised during the 2007 Legislative session.  This revision, effective June 10, 2007, changes the name of the Board to the Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology Board of Examiners.  The disciplines of Nuclear Medicine and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) will also be regulated with this revision.  The Board made several changes to the Code in 2009.  The changes were vetoed by the Governor, but re-passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor, with an effective date of May 27, 2009.  The Original Rule and Regulations were promulgated July 1, 1978.  The Series 1 rule was updated in 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006 and the current Rule took effect on April 15, 2008.  The Series 2 rule was written and passed by the Legislature in 1998 and revised during the 2008 Legislative session.  The effective date of the Series 2 Rule was April 15, 2008.  The Series 3 Rule was implemented on January 15, 2001 as a Procedural Rule and revised with an effective date of October 12, 2007.  The Series 4 Rule is also a Procedural Rule which was revised and implemented with an effective date of October 12, 2007.  The Series 5 Rule is the Standard of Ethics, which has the Standard of Practice and Code of Ethics.  The Series 5 Rule was originally implemented as an Intrepretative Rule.  However, this Rule was submitted for Legislative approval during the 2006 Legislative session, revised during the 2008 session and became effective on April 15, 2008.  Series 5 is a Legislative Rule.  The Series 6 Rule is the Board's newest Interpretative Rule which defines the Practice of Radiologic Technology. The original Series 6 Rule took effect on October 12, 2007.  It was revised and implemented in 2009 with an effective date of July 10, 2009.

30-23-1 "The Legislature finds that in the interest of public health that:
(1)  The people of this state should be protected from excessive and improper exposure to ionizing radiation, radioactive isotopes, radio waves, and magnetic fields energy; and
(2)  A person performing medical imaging or radiation therapy technology in this state shall be licensed. Therefore, it is the purpose of this article to regulate the practice of medical imaging or radiation therapy in this state by requiring that a person have a license, apprentice license or permit when practicing medical imaging or radiation therapy technology."

TITLE 18 - LEGISLATIVE RULES FOR MEDICAL IMAGING & RADIATION THERAPY TECHNOLOGISTS:

18-1-1.1 Scope. -- Except as otherwise specifically provided, this rule applies to all persons in West Virginia who apply medical imaging and radiation therapy or assist in the application of medical imaging or radiation therapy to human beings for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes under the supervision of a licensed practitioner. This rule establishes the general requirements for licensure of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technologist in West Virginia.


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