Practice of X-ray Technology
The practice of x-ray technology shall include any and all acts by which one renders, furnish, or contracts to render or furnish professional service as an x-ray technologist. An x-ray technologist shall also be considered in the practice of his profession if the nature and character of his employment requires professional knowledge in the art and science of x-ray technology and such employment or position requires that the order thereof be an x-ray technologist. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to disqualify other professionals duly registered with the Professional Regulation Commission from performing any of the acts above mentioned: Provided, That under the law or laws governing their respective professions, they may perform the said acts: Provided, further, That no person shall use the title “X-ray Technologist ”or any other title conveying the impression that he is an x-ray technologist without having been issued a certificate of registration as x-ray technologist by the Commission in the manner provided in this Act.
Practice of Radiologic Technology
The practice of radiologic technology shall include any and all acts by which one renders, furnishes, or contracts to render or furnish professional service as a radiologic technologist. A radiologic technologist shall also be considered in the practice of his profession if the nature and character of his employment requires professional knowledge in the art and science of radiologic technology, in such employment or position requires that the holder thereof be a radiologic technologist. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to disqualify other professionals duly registered with the Professional Regulation Commission from performing any of the acts abovementioned: Provided, That under the law or laws governing their respective professions. They may perform the said acts: Provided, further, that no persons shall use the title “Radiologic Technologist” or any other title conveying the impression that he is a radiologic technologist without having been issued a certificate as a radiologic technologist by the Commission in the manner provided in this Act.
Qualification of Board Members
Each member of the Board shall, at the time of his appointment:
- Each member of the Board shall at the time oh his appointment:
- Be a citizen and resident of the Philippines;
- Be a good moral character;
- Be at least thirty (30) years of age; and
- Is neither a member of the faculty, whether full time, part time or lecturer, of any school, college or university where a regular course in radiologic technology is taught, nor has any pecuniary interest , directly or indirectly, in such institution during his term of office as a Board member.
- Three (3) members of the Board, including the Chairman, shall at a time of their appointment:
- Be a radiologic technologists; and
- Have at least ten (10) years practice as radiologic technologists prior to their appointment: Provided, That the three (3) radiologic technologists appointed as members of the first Board shall be deemed automatically registered as radiologic technologists upon assumption of their duties as members.
- One (1) member of the Board shall at a time of his appointment:
- Be a radiologist; and
- Has at least ten (10) years practice as a radiologist; prior to his appointment.
- One (1) member of the Board shall at the time of his appointment:
- Be a medical physicist; and
- Has at least ten (10) years practice as a medical physicist.
Republic Act No. 7431
An Act Regulating the Practice of Radiologic Technology in the Philippines,
Creating the Board of Radiologic Technology,
Defining Its Powers and Functions and for Other Purposes
The Board of Radiologic Technology was created on February 27, 1992 by virtue of Republic Act No. 7432 also known as the “Radiologic Technology Act of 1992.” The first Board was composed of Fortunato C. Gabon Jr. as Chairman with Jose T. Gaffud, Editha C. Mora, Dexter R. Rodelas and Dr. Eulinia M. Valdezco as Members. The Rules and Regulations governing the examination, registration, licensure and practice of radiologic and x-ray technology was promulgated on September 20, 1993.
The Board conducted its first fully computerized licensure examinations on December 27, 1993, the results of which were released on April 9, 1994.
Philippine Association of Radiologic Technologists (PART)
c/o Martinez Memorial Hospital
198 A. Mabini St., Caloocan City
Re-accredited: Res. No. 2011-611 dated June 28, 2011
The Philippine Association of Radiologic Technologists was established on May 1954 as an integrated association of three societies with the primary objective of uniting X-ray technicians from the private and government medical institutions.
In 1969, the PART became the 36th regular chapter member of the International Society of Radiographers and Radiologic Technologists. Accredited by the PRC in September 1992, the Association is an affiliate of the Philippine College of Radiography (PCR). It actively collaborated with the Technical Panels of the Committee on Radiologic Technology Education of Higher Education, the DECS, Ministry of Health, Radiation Health Office, Philippine College of Radiology, and the Civil Service Commission in formulating the new curriculum standard for Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology that was implemented in 1989.
In its commitment to keep its member-professionals abreast with technological advancements, PART formed the Radiologic Technology Continuing Professional Education Council which ensures that members undergo continuing education.
- Resolution No. 05 Series of 2015 - Allowing Registered and Licensed Xray Technologists who finished the Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology to take and pass the Radiologic Sciences subject in the Board Licensure Examination for Radiologic Technology (BLERT) in order to become Professional Radiologic Technologists