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CE or Professional Development
This section is dedicated to continuing education material for the SAMRT. Questions can be directed to the SAMRT office by clicking here.
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The SAMRT recognizes that advancing technology and increasing responsibility requires technologists to continually update their knowledge and skills. Continuing education ensures professional competence and prevents professional obsolescence. Ten percent (10%) of the membership is audited on an annual basis to provide verification of their credits as declared on their renewal.
Continuing education is mandatory for maintaining membership/licensure with the SAMRT. Each MRT has a duty to attend, track, and report CE activity regardless of employment or registration status. A minimum of 10 Medical Radiation Technology credits per year are required. Dues years, rather than calendar years, will be used for credit accumulation December 1 - November 30.
Members are asked on their annual renewal to declare that they have earned the minimum amount of continuing education credits. If a member doesn’t have sufficient CE credits at the time of renewal, Section 13(2) of the Regulatory Bylaws states that Members who have not completed the continuing education credits required by clause (1)(b) may receive a full practice licence on the condition that they practice only under direct supervision until they complete the required CE credits. Contact the office if you do not have sufficient credits.
How many credits do I need?
How do I keep track of my CE credits?
Personal continuing education forms may be obtained from the SAMRT website. Ensure that all credits documented are in compliance with the SAMRT Continuing Education Guidelines & Audit Expectations.
How do I submit my credits?
Members are asked on their annual renewal to declare that they have earned the minimum amount of continuing education credits. 10% of the membership is audited on an annual basis to provide verification of their credits as declared on the renewal. It is fraudulent to make a false declaration.
Continuing Education Opportunities for SAMRT MembersLearning Resources
Your choice of continuous learning activities must be related to improving your knowledge, skills and judgment as a member of the profession. A variety of learning activities may be used in order to support learning that is relevant to the member’s practice. The continuous education activities may be in any format that meets your learning needs and may include professional readings, seminars, webinars, conferences, courses, learning from other professionals (e.g., attendance at rounds, tutorials and staff meetings), training on new equipment, applications, procedures or software, writing and delivering presentations, courses or clinical teaching, research, writing a professional journal article or paper, and others.
Refer to the SAMRT CE Guidelines and Audit Expectations for more information on learning activities and the CE credits awarded. Click here to view.
As a service to the members, the SAMRT strives to present an annual education conference in association with the Annual General Meeting (AGM). CE Credits are calculated based on the number of presentations and includes attendance at the AGM.
AGM and Joint Conference
Click here for the CAMRT "Highlights 2017- 2018" presented at the 2018 SAMRT AGM
May 30-31, 2020
Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa
Registration opening mid-January
Mark your calendar for CAMRT 2020 held in Ottawa at the Brookstreet Hotel, May 30-31. The two days will be full of multi-modality education, social events and opportunities to network with like-minded MRTs from across the country. Who will be there? Medical radiation technologists specializing in radiological technology, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance imaging and radiation therapy. Stay tuned!
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