Utah Society of Radiologic Technologists

Do all states require licensure?

No, there are 3 states that require no licensure in any discipline so anyone in those states can take an x-ray and not have any formal training in radiation protection, techniques, and positioning. The following states do not require state licensing:  Alabama, Idaho, & Missouri. Click here for radiologic technology disciplines and the states that have established requirements for the performance of medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures.

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 After I graduate, when should I start getting Continuing Education (CEs)?

Not until after your biennium begins, meaning the first day after your next birthday.
Technologists who have recently passed their first ARRT certification exam will begin the mandatory CE requirements on the first day of their next birth month after the examination.

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 What is the difference between being registered and certified?

Certification is the initial passing of the ARRT boards.  Everyone who takes the Registry and passes is certified and registered.

The Registry is the annual renewal procedure of acquiring CE credits, complying with ARRT rules and regulations, and complying with ARRT standards of ethics. You are responsible for knowing your ARRT and State requirements for CE.  

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 How do I contact the USRT to change my address, email or name on my membership?

You can update your contact information by contacting us at usrt@usrt.net.

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 What is the difference between ARRT and ASRT?

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) is the world’s largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high quality patient care in medical imaging, interventional procedures and radiation therapy.  We test and certify technologist and administer continuing education and ethics requirements for their annual registration.  You may visit their website:  

https://arrt.org/about-ARRT/Mission

The American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT) will be the professional association for the medical imaging and radiation therapy community through education, advocacy and research.  By clicking on this link, you can read the core values established by the ASRT that helps that organization to achieve their mission

https://www.asrt.org/main/about-asrt/mission-vision

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 How do I get my Certificates?

Certificates are emailed 5-10 business days after a conference. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please contact us at usrt@usrt.net.

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 Who is considered a student member?

The USRT is an affiliate of ASRT and we must adhere to the Policy, Procedures and bylaws of the A.S.R.T..  Active members are those who are registered or credentialed in a primary modality by certification agencies recognized by the ASRT.  Student members are those society members who are enrolled in an accredited Radiologic Science program.  ASRT has a provision that “Eligibility for Student Membership shall terminate upon initial Certification”.

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 How do I renew my membership?

 Membership will be available to be set up in your profile settings to auto-renew.  You will also receive reminder emails when your membership is due to renew.

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 I registered for conference and now I am not able to go. May I get a refund?

No refunds will be given on membership fees.

Conference attendee’s cost will be refunded if requested 5 days prior to the date of conference and is subject to a processing fee of $25.00.  A written request must be submitted to:

Email: usrt@usrt.net

Utah Society of Radiologic Technologist

P.O. Box 572468

Murray, Utah  84157-2468

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 How much does the membership fee cost?

Membership is due annually based on when you register for membership.  The cost is $35.00 per year.

Student cost is Free, once graduated from your program and wish to remain a member and renew before your expiration date your cost will be $35.00 per year.

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Utah Society of Radiologic Technologists 

Address: P.O. Box 572468, Murray, Utah 84157-2468

usrt@usrt.net

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