Arkansas Society of

Radiologic Technologists

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Membership Information

The Arkansas Society of Radiologic Technologists is a state professional organization which was established in 1935. The purpose of this society is to advance the art and science of the therapeutic and imaging professions; to maintain high standards of education; and to enhance the quality of patient care.

Types of Membership:

Membership of this Society shall consist of active, student and associate members.

Active Members
(A) Active members are those who are registered or certified in a primary modality by certification agencies recognized by the ASRT or hold an unrestricted license in medical imaging or radiation therapy under state statute. They shall have all rights, privileges and obligations of membership including the right to vote, debate, hold office and serve as a delegate in the ASRT House of Delegates.

(B) Life members shall be active members who have been active for a minimum of 10 years and not currently serving on the Board at time of nomination.  They are members who have rendered exceptional service to the Society.  Life members shall be selected by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.  They shall pay no dues.  Life members shall have all the rights, privileges and obligations of active members.

Student Members
(A) Graduate Bridge members are those who meet the following qualifications:

  1. have graduated from an accredited program or a program in an accredited institution accepted by certification agencies recognized by the ASRT in their initial medical imaging or radiation therapy program within the past 12 months; or

  2. are registered in a primary modality by certification agencies recognized by the ASRT and are within 12 months of their initial certification. They shall have all rights, privileges and obligations of active members including the right to vote, debate, hold office as Member at Large, and serve as a delegate in the ASRT House of Delegates.
(B) Student members are those who are enrolled in primary medical imaging or radiation therapy programs. They shall have all rights, privileges and obligations of active members except to hold office and vote. Eligibility for Student membership shall terminate upon initial certification.
 
Associate Members
(A) Associate members are those who are or have been employed in the technical, educational, managerial or commercial aspects of the medical imaging and radiation therapy professions and do not qualify for active membership.  They shall have all rights, privileges and obligations of active members except to vote, hold office or serve as a delegate.
 
(B) Limited x-ray machine operators are those who hold a valid state license to perform diagnostic x-ray procedures on selected anatomical sites and are not registered radiologic technologists. They shall have all rights, privileges and obligations of active members except to vote, hold office or serve as a delegate.