The ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) Radiation Therapist Code of Ethics is different but very similar to the ARRT (The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) Standards of Ethics. The ASRT Radiation Therapist Code can be found at
Please read the ASRT Radiation Therapist Code which is presented as a 1 page document which is suitable for posting. This Therapist code consists of 5 simple statements. The main points of the ASRT Radiation Therapist Code are that the Radiation Therapist:
The ARRT Standards of Ethics can be found at
Please read the ARRT Standards of Ethics. This is a longer 6 page statement on the values Radiologic Technologists’ uphold to act in the best interest of the patient.
An immediate distinction between the ARRT Standard of Ethics and the ASRT Radiation Therapist Code is that the ARRT Standards is directed at an audience of all Radiologic Technologists while the ASRT Code is specifically directed at an audience of Radiation Therapists. The main points of the ARRT Standard of Ethics are that the Radiologic Technologist:
Remember that the Radiation Therapy examination is administered by ARRT not the ASRT, so focus on the main points of the ARRT Standard of Ethics. The aim of the ARRT is to function as a credentialing organization to ensure quality patient care while the ASRT represents Radiologic Technologists with the aim of improving patient care.
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