(A) A radiologist assistant shall practice only under the supervision of a radiologist acting in accordance with section 4774.10 of the Revised Code. Under this supervision and subject to division (B) of this section, a radiologist assistant may do all of the following:

Terms Used In Ohio Code 4774.08

  • Radiologist: means a physician who has successfully completed an approved radiology training program, as specified in the accreditation requirements that must be met to qualify as graduate medical education, as defined in section 4731. See Ohio Code 4774.01
  • Radiologist assistant: means an individual who assists a radiologist in the care of radiology patients by engaging in any of the activities authorized under section 4774. See Ohio Code 4774.01
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59

(1) Perform fluoroscopic procedures;

(2) Assess and evaluate the physiologic and psychological responsiveness of patients undergoing radiologic procedures;

(3) Evaluate image quality, make initial image observations, and communicate observations to the supervising radiologist;

(4) Administer contrast media, radio-isotopes, and other drugs prescribed by the supervising radiologist that are directly related to the radiologic procedures being performed;

(5) Perform any other radiologic procedures specified by the state medical board in rules adopted under section 4774.11 of the Revised Code.

(B) A radiologist assistant shall not do any of the following:

(1) Interpret radiologic images;

(2) Make diagnoses;

(3) Prescribe therapies;

(4) Administer or participate in the administration of general anesthesia, deep sedation, moderate sedation, or minimal sedation.