limited (restricted) licenses: allows licensee to radiograph only certain body parts, for
example, the chest, extremities, or skull (para 5-11).
licensure: the issuing of a permit by a governmental agency attesting to the fact that
the individual is competent to practice in a particular field or profession (para 5-4).
manipulator: enlisted soldiers trained to assist military surgeons in taking radiographs
medical department activity (MEDDAC): provides centralized, specialized treatment
facilities, inpatient and outpatient care, diagnostic, consultation and medical laboratory
support. (para 3-5).
Medical center (MEDCEN): the largest type of military treatment facility (para 3-6).
modalities: any one of a variety of methodologies used to demonstrate anatomical
structures (para 1-15).
nonaccredited status: the program suffers from major deficiencies that probably
cannot be rectified (para 5-5c).
Nuclear medicine: treatment modality in which low-level radio pharmaceuticals are
introduced into the patient's body by intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, or oral
methods (para 2-5).
probationary status: a previously accredited program that becomes deficient; has up
to two years to rectify the deficiency; is reevaluated within 18 months (para 5-5d).
provisional accreditation: for new programs just after application; indicates probable
future program compliance when fully operational (para 5-5b).