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In general, the Radiology Practitioner Assistant specialty is very male-centric with 62% of providers reporting as male as compared to 37% reporting as female. People living in Texas, New York, Florida, Oklahoma, and North Carolina enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Radiology Practitioner Assistant providers practice. In all, there are 224 registered Radiology Practitioner Assistant providers in the United States with over 20 of those located in Texas alone while around 19 chose to practice in New York. Radiology Practitioner Assistant providers have been assigned the 243U00000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Radiology Practitioner Assistant specialists practice in 40 different states/territories.
What are Radiology Practitioner Assistant providers?
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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.
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