The OSRT wants to make sure all technologists in Oregon understand this new order, and we are sharing these helpful FAQs for you to understand what the order means for you:
All medical imaging licensees and permit holders upon each renewal, must
complete a minimum of one hour of continuing education that meets the criteria for cultural competency education.
All renewals applied for on or after December 1st, 2021 will need to include 1- hour of Cultural Competency CE
This requirement must be completed and verification submitted to OBMI with all renewal applications. The cultural competency continuing education requirement is part of any other continuing education requirements imposed by the OBMI Board.
(1) The OBMI Board shall accept courses approved by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) under ORS 413.450.
(2) The OBMI Board may accept other courses to the extent that the course addresses attitudes and skills that enhance a licensee’s or permit holder’s ability to communicate and interact effectively with individuals across various cultures, groups and communities.