language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to health; authorizing the x-ray practice of cardiovascular technologists who meet certain education requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.121, subdivision 5a.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) A limited x-ray operator may only practice medical radiography on limited regions of the human anatomy for which the operator has successfully passed an examination identified in subdivision 5, unless the operator meets one of the exemptions described in paragraph (b). The operator may practice using only routine radiographic procedures, for the interpretation by and under the direction of a licensed practitioner, excluding computed tomography, the use of contrast media, and the use of fluoroscopic or mammographic equipment.
(b) This subdivision does not apply to:
(1) limited x-ray machine operators who passed the examination that was required before January 1, 2008;
(2) certified radiologic technologists, licensed dental hygienists, registered dental assistants, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and registered physician assistants;
(3) individuals who are licensed in Minnesota to practice medicine, osteopathic medicine, chiropractic, podiatry, or dentistry; and
(4) individuals who are participating in a training course in any of the occupations listed in clause (2) or (3) for the duration and within the scope of the training course
Presented to the governor May 3, 2019
Signed by the governor May 3, 2019, 1:40 p.m.