RA Description. The Philippine Medical Technology Act of Total Cards. Subject. Health Care. Level. Undergraduate 4. Created. MUST TO KNOW IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY LAWS AND ETHICS RA RA Philipppine Medical Technology Act of 6/21/69 RA Amended. View Amendments of RA from MEDTECH LA at Aquinas University of Legazpi. MALACAANG Manila PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. June
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(*As amended by RA , PD and PD ) An Act Requiring the Registration of Medical Technologist,. Defining Their Practice, and for Other. Republic Act & excretions of the human body & body fluids Blood banking procedures echecs16.infon 2: Definition of Terms Practice of Medical Technology Examination of tissues. Pathologist Medical Technologist Medical Laboratory Technicians. complexities in Filipino lifestyle and population growth, and increasing global competition have occurred in the last four decades. R. A. , otherwise known .
The Board shall compute the general average of each examinee according to the above-mentioned relative weights of each subject. Provided, however, that the Board may change, add to or remove from the list of subjects or weights above as progress in the science of Medical Technology may require, subject to the prior approval of the Professional Regulation Commission, and publication of the change or amendment at least three 3 months prior to the date of examination in which the same is to take effect. Section 21 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Sec. Issuance of Certificate of Registration. Every applicant who has satisfactorily passed the required examination for medical technologist shall be issued a certificate of registration as such.
The suspension shall run from the date of such surrender. Reinstatement, Reissue or Replacement of Certificates. The suspension of a certificate of registration shall be automatically lifted upon the expiration of the period of suspension and said certificate shall be re-issued to the medical technologist concerned upon request without prejudice to further actions by the Board for violation of the provisions of this Act or conditions imposed by the Board upon the medical technologist during the period of suspension.
Roster of Medical Technologists. The roster shall contain the name, address and citizenship of each registered Medical Technologist, date of registration or issuance of certificate, and other data which in the opinion of the Board are pertinent.
The roster shall be open to public inspection, and copies thereof shall be mailed to each person included therein, placed on file in the Office of the President, furnished all Department Heads and all agencies, offices and instrumentalities of the Department of Health and to such other offices, private or governmental, and to the public upon request.
Penal Provisions. Date of registration c. Address d. Other important information Open to the public Section Penal Violations: provisions a. Fraudulent lab reports f.
Clinical Lab Act of RA c. AFB screening Page b. Malarial smear c. Ownership laboratories - a.
Government b. Private 2. Function - a. Clinical pathology - b. Anatomical pathology 3. Institutional character - a. Institution-based - b. Free-standing 4. Equipment 3. Administrative policies 6. Revocation or Suspension of Certificates - Administrative investigation shall be conducted by at least two members of the Board with one legal officer sitting during all administrative proceedings, the respondents shall be entitled to be represented by counsel or be heard in person, to have a speedy and public hearing, to confront and cross examine witnesses against him or her, and to all other rights guaranteed by the Constitution.
The Board may, after giving proper notice and hearing to the party concerned reprimand an erring medical technologist or revoke or suspend his certificate of registration for causes mentioned in the next preceding section or for causes enumerated in section twenty- nine 29 of this Act, or for unprofessional conduct, malpractice, incompetency, or serious ignorance or gross negligence in the practice of medical technology.
No penalty of revocation shall be imposed unless there is a unanimous vote of all the three members of the Board.
The Board may, by majority vote, impose the penalty or reprimand or suspension, the latter however not to exceed two years. When the penalty of suspension or revocation is imposed by the Board the medical technologist shall be required to surrender his certificate of registration within thirty days after the decision becomes final, under the pain of perpetual disqualification from the practice of medical technology in the Philippines for inexcusable failure to do so.
The suspension shall run from the date of such surrender. Appeal The revocation or suspension of a certificate made by the Board shall be subject to appeal to the Civil Service Commissioner whose decision shall become final thirty days after its promulgation, unless the respondent within the same period has appealed to the office of the President of the Philippines. Reinstatement, Reissue or Replacement of Certificate The Board may, upon application and for reason deemed proper and sufficient, reissue any revoked registration certificate.
The suspension of a certificate shall be reissued to the medical technologist concerned upon request without prejudice to further actions by the Board for violation of the provisions of this Act or conditions imposed by the Board upon the medical technologist during the period of suspension. Foreign Reciprocity No foreigner shall be admitted to examination, or be given a certificate of registration or be entitled to any of the rights and privileges under this Act, unless the country or state of which he is a subject or citizen permits Filipino Medical Technologist to practice within its territorial limits on the same as the subject or citizens of said country or state.
Roster of Medical Technologist A roster of Medical Technologist shall be prepared annually by the Secretary of the Board, commencing on the year following that in which this Act shall become effective. This roster shall contain the name, address and citizenship of each registered Medical Technologist, date of registration or issuance of certificate, and other data which in the opinion of the Board are pertinent.
The roster shall be open to public inspection and copies thereof shall be mailed to each person included therein, placed on file in the Office of the President, furnished all Department Heads and all bureau, offices and instrumentalities of the Department of Health and to such other offices, private or governmental, and to the public upon request.
Without prejudice to the provision of the Medical Act of as amended relating to illegal practice of Medicine, the following shall be punished by a fine of not less than two thousand pesos nor more than five thousand pesos, or imprisonment for not less than six months nor more than two years, or both, in the discretion of the court: a.
Any person who shall practice Medical Technology in the Philippines without being registered or exempted from registration in accordance with the provisions of this Act; b.