An individual shall not be exposed to the useful beam of radiation except for healing arts purposes and only if the exposure has been authorized by a licensed practitioner of the healing arts. Exposure of an individual for the purposes in items A, B, and C is prohibited.
Exposure for training, instruction, demonstration, or research is prohibited except when the research has been approved by an institutional review board and is conducted under federal regulations for the protection of human subjects in research under Code of Federal Regulations, title 21, part 56, or title 45, part 46. Any other exposure of a human subject for the purpose of research may be made only with an approved variance as described in parts 4717.7000 to 4717.7050.
Exposure for the purpose of healing arts screening is prohibited except as authorized by part 4732.0565.
The following equipment or procedures are prohibited:
fluoroscopic devices for fitting shoes;
hand-held therapy units and contact therapy units;
the use of direct exposure x-ray film, without intensifying screens, for all radiological imaging other than intraoral dental radiography, therapeutic portal imaging, industrial radiography, and radiographic absorptiometry using readipack film especially designed for radiographic absorptiometry;
nonimage intensified fluoroscopic x-ray equipment;
dental intraoral radiography units operating less than 50 kVp; and
the use of mammographic imaging systems not specifically designed by the manufacturer for imaging of the breast.
Exposure of individual monitoring devices to deceptively indicate a dose delivered to an individual is prohibited.
MS s 144.12
32 SR 777
December 10, 2007
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes