Why Credentials Are Meaningless

Not Everyone is a Professional My wife takes x-rays. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists have certified and registered her every year since 1980. ARRT says Certification and registration is the recognition of an individual who satisfies certain standards within a profession. Employers, state licensing agencies, and federal regulators look at the ARRT credential as an indication that a person has met a recognized national standard for medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation therapy professionals. Her credentials do not guarantee that she is a “good” x-ray tech because that is measured by her behavior. We can ask her patients […]