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RA 5527

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Section 1 Title
 RA 5527 “Philippine Medical Technology Act of 1969”
Section 2 Definition of Terms
 Occupation – you know the skills and can work as such
 Profession - formal education + skills + licensure exam
 Medical Technology – 75+ in boards
 Medical Technician – 70-74.9 in boards
Section 3 Council of Medical Technology Education and Its Composition
 Chairman – Director of Higher Education
 Vice Chairman – Chairman of PRC
 Director of BRL of DOH
 2 Members of the Board of MT
 Representative of the deans of Schools of MT
 Presidents of PSP and PAMET
Section 4 Compensation and Traveling Expenses of Council Members
 For every meeting actually attended
 Chairman - 50 pesos
 Members - 25 pesos
 Entitled to traveling expenses related to duties.
Section 5 Functions of the Council of Medical Technology Education
Section 6 Minimum Required Course
 Secretary of Education/Director of CHED – approve change of MT subjects
 4 year-course with 12 months internship
Section 7 Medical Technology Board
 Appointed by the President of the Philippines w/ Recommendation of PRC
 Chairman (Pathologist) – Dr. Marietta C. Baccay
 2 Board Members (RMT) – Marilyn R. Atienza & Marian M. Tantingco
 Term: 3 yrs (Successor shall serve only the balance of the member’s term)
Section 8 Qualifications of Examiners
 Filipino citizen
 Good moral character
 Pathologist or RMT
 Practiced for 10 years

dishonorable conduct  Disability  Death Section 13 Accreditation of the Schools of Medical Technology and of Training Laboratories  School .10 pesos  For each applicant granted a certificate without exam .5 pesos Section 11 Functions and Duties of the Board Section 12 Removal of Board Members  Neglect of duty  Incompetency  Malpractice  Unprofessional. immoral.CHED  Laboratory – licensed by DOH through BRL Section 14 Inhibition Against the Practice of Medical Technology  No certificate of Registration = No practice  Exceptions:  Duly registered MD  Foreign MT (Consultation/Visiting/Exchange)  USAF MT practicing only for members of said force Section 15 Examination  Manila Cebu Davao  August/September  Announcement: At least 30 Days before in 3 newspapers of national circulation Section 16 Qualifications for Examination  Good health and good moral character  4 year course of BSMT or Public Health Section 17 Scope of Examination  20% Each Major Subjects  CC . unethical.  Not a member of faculty of any MT school for 2 yrs/any interest direct or indirect to an institution Section 9 Executive Officer of the Board  Chairman of PRC Section 10 Compensation of the Members of the Board of Examiners for Medical Technology  For each applicant examined .

9) Section 22 Fees  Examination and Registration – 50 pesos  Registration without exam – 25 pesos  Replacement – 10 pesos .115 pesos  For Medical Technician  Issuance fee – 500 pesos  Passed Civil Service Exam last March 21. or  Repeat all major subjects Section 20 Oath Taking Section 21 Issuance of Certificate of Registration  At least 21 years old  Signed by:  Board of Medical Technology  Commissioner of PRC  Display certificate in place of work  Issuance fee . take refresher course  1 year internship.  Micro/Para (70-30%)  Hema  BB/SI (50-50%)  10% Each Minor Subject  CM  MTLB/Histopath (35-65%) Section 18 Report of Rating  Within 120 days after the exam  Submitted to the Commission of Civil Service  Forward to the President for Approval Section 19 Rating of the Examination  Overall score: At least 75%  No grade below 50% in any of the major subjects  Not fail in at least 60% of each subject according to relative weights  If you fail three times. 1964  2 year college course + 1 year work  Provided that for every year missed studying = 2 years work  At least 70% in MT boards (70-74.

charged by board Section 23 Refusal to Issue Certificate  Convicted by count (Moral Turptitude. Dishonorable conduct.  Payed to officer of CSC. Reissue and Replacement of Certificate  Board of Medical Technology  Written application/must be requested Section 27 Foreign Reciprocity  Right to practice and take licensure exam must be reciprocal Section 28 Roster of Medical Technologist  Prepared by the Secretary of Board of Medical Technology  Details: Name. Date of Issuance  Open to Public Inspection  Copies mailed to all those included Section 29 Penal Provisions  Fine: P 2000. Address.P 5000  Imprisonment: 6 months – 2 years Section 30 Separability Clause Section 31 Repealing Clause Section 32 Effectivity . incurable communicable disease) Section 24 Administrative Investigation – Revocation or Suspension of Certificate  2 Members of the board  1 Legal Officer  Revocation of License – Unanimous vote  Suspension – majority vote  Not more than 2 years  Surrender Certificate of Registration within 30 days of final decision  Or else perpetual exclusion from practice  Day surrendered = start of serving suspension Section 25 Appeals  CSC’s decision is final after 30 days  Appeal to the Office of the President Section 26 Reinstatement. Citizenship. uncound ming.