(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.