PHILIPPINE CODE OF ETHICS FOR RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS
Article I: RELATION WITH THE STATE AND SOCIETY
Section 1. Radiologic technologists and X-ray technologists should be aware of the supreme authority of the state and should adhere tothe Constitution, R.A. No. 7431 and other laws, the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to such laws.
Section 2. They should, above all, consider the welfare and well-being of the public and the interest of the state.
Section 3. They are encouraged to involve themselves in civic affairs and cooperate with other organizations to promote the growth and welfare of the community.
Article II: RELATION WITH PATIENTS/CLIENTS
Section 1. Patients/clients are the focus in the practice of Radiologic Technology and X-Ray Technology. Hence, Radiologic Technologistsand X-Ray Technologists must at all times act with dignity and sincerity and must express genuine concern in the discharge of their work.
Section 2. They should keep in confidentiality any data or findings obtained in the performance of their duty. Disclosure, if warranted, should be done by the Radiologists concerned.
Section 3. They should not discriminate against anybody and should attend to all patients/clients regardless of creed, race, belief, or political affiliation.
Section 4. They should provide the highest level of technical Knowledge in the performance of their work, employing courtesy, empathy, compassion, and privacy to the patient/ client and his family. They should try to perform the examination within reasonable time to avoid the risk of repetition to minimize the radiation exposure to the patient.
Article III: RELATION WITH OTHER ALLIED PROFESSION
Section 1. Radiologic Technologists and X-Ray Technologists should bear in mind that their profession is a public trust, and that they at all times maintain and uphold the dignity and integrity of their profession and protect it from misinterpretation.
Section 2. They should not...
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