Sections
Article 1 Administration 32-2801 – 32-2805
Article 2 Certification 32-2811 – 32-2819
Article 3 Regulation 32-2821 – 32-2825
Article 4 Mammography 32-2841 – 32-2843

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 28

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Certificate: means a certificate that is granted and issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Certified technologist: means a person holding a certificate that is granted and issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Computed tomography technologist: means a person who applies ionizing radiation to a human using a computed tomography machine for diagnostic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Direction: means responsibility for and control of the application of ionizing radiation to human beings for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Ionizing radiation: means gamma rays and x-rays, alpha and beta particles, high speed electrons, neutrons, protons and other nuclear particles or rays. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Licensed practitioner: means a person who is licensed or otherwise authorized by law to practice medicine, dentistry, osteopathic medicine, podiatry, chiropractic or naturopathic medicine in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Mammographic technologist: means a person who applies ionizing radiation to the breasts of a human being for diagnostic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Nuclear medicine technologist: means a person who uses radiopharmaceutical agents on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes as set forth in rules adopted pursuant to section 32-2815. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Practical technologist in bone densitometry: means a technologist who holds a certificate to apply ionizing radiation to a person's hips, spine and extremities through the use of a bone density machine. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Practical technologist in podiatry: means a person holding a practical technologist in podiatry certificate that is granted and issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Practical technologist in radiology: means a person holding a practical technologist in radiology certificate that is granted and issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Radiation therapy technologist: means a person who uses radiation on humans for therapeutic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Radiologic technologist: means a person who holds a certificate that is issued by the department and that allows that person to apply ionizing radiation to individuals at the direction of a licensed practitioner for general diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Radiologic technology: means the science and art of applying ionizing radiation to human beings for general diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Radiologic technology certificate: means a certificate that is issued in radiologic technology to a person with at least twenty-four months of full-time study or its equivalent through an approved program and who has successfully completed an examination by a national certifying body. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Radiologist: means a licensed practitioner of medicine or osteopathic medicine who has undertaken a course of training that meets the requirements for admission to the examination of the American board of radiology or the American osteopathic board of radiology. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Radiologist assistant: means a person who holds a certificate pursuant to section 32-2819 and who performs independent advanced procedures in medical imaging and interventional radiology under the guidance, directions, supervision and discretion of a licensed practitioner of medicine or osteopathic medicine specializing in radiology as set forth in section 32-2819 and the rules adopted pursuant to that section. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Unethical professional conduct: means the following acts, whether occurring in this state or elsewhere:

    (a) Intentionally betraying a professional confidence or intentional violation of a privileged communication except as required by law. See Arizona Laws 32-2801

  • Unlimited practical technologist in radiology: means a person holding an unlimited practical technologist in radiology certificate that is granted and issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 32-2801