(1) A regional hardship exists when there is no other facility in the area staffed by a qualified radiologic technologist, radiologist or permit holder. Applications for a permit under this rule require the following:

(a) a written statement from the health facility administrator or physician documenting the regional hardship or emergency condition that exists in the area;

(b) a written statement from a licensed radiologic technologist attesting that the applicant possesses basic knowledge of radiation protection and radiobiology, x-ray physics, anatomy, physiology, positioning, radiographic technique, darkroom procedures and film critique; and

(c) a written statement from the applicant setting forth the applicant's training and experience.

History: 37-14-202, 37-14-306, MCA; IMP, 37-14-305, 37-14-306, MCA; NEW, 1981 MAR p. 208, Eff. 3/13/81; TRANS, from Dept. of Prof. & Occup. Lic. , Ch. 274, L. 1981, Eff. 7/1/81; TRANS & AMD, from 8.56.412, 1984 MAR p. 1629, Eff. 11/16/84; AMD, 1985 MAR p. 1152, Eff. 8/16/85; AMD, 1990 MAR p. 1321, Eff. 7/13/90; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 1138, Eff. 4/26/96; TRANS, from Commerce, 2004 MAR p. 3033.