1715 Flat Top Road
Post Office Box 638
CoolRidge, WV 25825-0638
Phone: (304) 787-4398 Toll Free: (877) 609-9869 Fax: (888) 792-3905
Email: rtboard@wv.gov


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.

          Board Email Change:  new email address is rtboard@wv.gov

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.

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.


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, 2017 - New Years Day 
     January 16, 2017 - Martin Luther King Day
     February 20, 2017 - Presidents’ Day
     May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day
     June 20, 2017 - West Virginia Day
     July 4, 2017 - Independence Day
     September 9, 2017 - Labor Day
     October 9, 2017 - Columbus Day
     November 10, 2017 - Veterans’ Day
     November 23 and 24, 2017 - Thanksgiving Holiday
     December 25, 2017 - Christmas

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":  

           August 18, 2016 

          August 23, 2016 

          September 1, 2016   

          October 20, 2016   

          November 28, 2016

          February 9, 2017           

          February 23, 2017

          March 27, 2017

          May 18, 2017    (minutes pending approval)

Upcoming Board Meeting Dates, (subject to change):

        August 31, 2017

        November 16, 2017

        March 22, 2018

        July 26, 2018

        November 15, 2018


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(Last updated Friday, June 2, 2017, 11:21 am).


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."


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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