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WVC 30 - 23 - 11 §30-23-11. Scope of Practice for a Radiation Therapist.

The scope of practice for a Radiation Therapist includes the following:

(1) Providing Radiation Therapy services by contributing as an essential member of the radiation oncology treatment team through provision of total quality care of each patient undergoing a prescribed course of treatment;

(2) Evaluating and assessing treatment delivery components;

(3) Providing Radiation Therapy treatment delivery services to cure or improve the quality of life of patients by accurately delivering a prescribed course of treatment;

(4) Evaluating and assessing daily, the physical and emotional status of each patient to treatment delivery;

(5) Maintaining values congruent with the profession's Code of Ethics and scope of practice as well as adhering to national, institutional and/or departmental standards, policies and procedures regarding treatment delivery and patient care; and

(6) Performing any other duties that the board authorizes for a Radiation Therapist.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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