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  192.762.  Department to license materials used to perform mammography — minimum training and performance standards — rules, procedure, review. — 1.  The department of health and senior services shall promulgate rules providing for general or specific licenses or registration, or exemption from licensing or registration, for radioactive materials and other sources of ionizing radiation used to perform mammography, pursuant to the provisions of section 192.006 and chapter 536.  The rules shall provide for amendment, suspension or revocation of licenses.  In connection with those rules, the department of health and senior services may promulgate rules to establish requirements for record keeping, permissible levels of exposure, notification and reports of accidents, protective measures, technical qualifications of personnel, handling, transportation, interpretation, storage, waste disposal, posting and labeling of hazardous sources and areas, surveys and monitoring.  The department shall promulgate rules and regulations specifying a patient notification/recall system when deficiencies are found in mammography.  These rules and regulations shall be fairly consistent with recall criteria of national accrediting programs where available.

  2.  The rules promulgated pursuant to sections 192.760 to 192.766 shall not limit the intentional exposure of patients to radiation for the purpose of lawful therapy or research, as authorized by law.

  3.  The department of health and senior services shall promulgate rules specifying the minimum training and performance standards for an individual using a radiation machine for mammography as set forth in section 192.766.

  4.  In promulgating rules pursuant to sections 192.760 to 192.766, the department shall avoid requiring dual licensing, insofar as practical.  Rules promulgated by the department may provide for recognition of other state or federal licenses as the department considers desirable, subject to registration requirements prescribed by the department.


(L. 1992 S.B. 721 § 6, A.L. 1993 S.B. 52)

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