Radiology Practitioner Assistant
Taxonomy Code 243U00000X

Classification: Radiology Practitioner Assistant

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A Radiology Practitioner Assistant (RPA) is a health professional certified as a registered radiographer with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and, in addition, is credentialed to provide primary radiology health care with radiologist supervision. Radiology Practitioner Assistants are qualified by graduation from an educational program recognized by the Board of Directors of athe Certification Board for Radiology Practitioner Assistants (CBRPA) and certified by the CBRPA. Within the Radiologist/RPA relationship, Radiology Practitioner Assistants exercise autonomy in decision making in the role of a primary caregiver with regard to patient assessment, patient management and in providing a broad range of radiology diagnostic and interventional services. The clinical role of the Radiology Practitioner Assistant includes primary and specialty care in radiology practice settings in rural and urban areas.


Source: Certification Board of Radiology Practitioner Assistants [7/1/2008: new]
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Radiology Practitioner Assistants Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 1/18/2021

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The NPI Database was last updated on 1/18/2021 with 6,688,930 records.

Radiology Practitioner Assistants per State with Population Ratio