COLORADO

  1. Does your state license nuclear medicine technologists? No
  2. Does your state license radiology technologists? No 
  3. Does your state require a specialty license for CT attenuation correction? No
  4. Does your state recognize the CT certification from the ARRT, NMTCB, or both? Both
  5. If a nuclear medicine technologist is not certified in diagnostic radiography but is certified in CT can they perform diagnostic CT on a standalone CT scanner? Yes
  6. If a nuclear medicine technologist is not certified in diagnostic radiography but is certified in CT can they perform diagnostic CT on a hybrid scanner? Yes
  7. Does your state regulate if a nuclear medicine technologist can administer adjunctive medications? No
  8. Does your state require CE for licensing?  No, Colorado does not have licensure, therefore CE is not required for licensing.
  9. How frequently do you have to renew your nuclear medicine technologist license in your state? N/A
  10. What is the name of the license for CT attenuation correction? N/A
  11. How many CE units are required for licensure?  N/A. 12 CEs are required annually for CNMTs that are certified through NMTCB or ARRT

Updated January 2021

Oversight Agency: 

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

Laws/Regulations:  No licensure.  However, there are minimum standards and requirements for some modalities.

FAQs for Computerized Tomography Operators

Radiation Control Program:  Radiation Management

Legislative Links:  http://leg.colorado.gov/