Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc.
A Proud Affiliate of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Georgia remains one of only a few states that do not license medical imaging professionals, and our current state regulations (a minimum of six hours of radiation safety training) are definitely inadequate and not even being enforced due to budget cuts. The main issue is patient safety. Patients assume that anyone given the responsibility of performing a medical imaging procedure is properly trained; however, there are still many offices, urgent care centers, pain clinics, and other areas that employ untrained or undertrained personnel to operate x-ray, fluoroscopy, and advanced imaging modalities.
The GSRT is diligently working towards resolving this issue. James Reaves, BS, RT(R)(MR)(CT), our Legislative Chairman and his committee, have become a "force to reckon with". They are working with the ASRT, ARRT, GRS, Lobbyists and other state Societies in the pursuit for licensure!
Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc. Members...
Georgia Day at the Capitol 2024!
Sponsored by the Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc., this event will be held Thursday, February 8, 2024. It is an opportunity to meet with state representatives and senators with the intent to educate them about the need for professional standards for Georgia’s medical imaging and radiation therapy community.
We want to encourage all to support the GSRT in its pursuit of licensure by joining us!
James Reaves, along with the legislative committee members, will create a detailed schedule to share closer to the event.