Radiologist assistants (RAs) are radiologic technologists with additional education and responsibilities. The RAs responsibilities include conducting radiologic patient assessments, participating in patient management, and performing radiologic procedures. Similar to physician assistants, the RA works under the supervision of a physician, specifically a radiologist. RAs do not diagnose, order tests or procedures, or prescribe medications.
Where to Get Education
Bachelor's and completion of a Radiologic programs (which require the student to be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)