CE or Professional Development

Continuing Education

 

This section is dedicated to continuing education material for the SAMRT. Questions can be directed to the SAMRT office by clicking here

  1. Rounds Template

  2. SAMRT CE Guidelines & Audit Expectations

  3. SAMRT CE Credit Record

  4. Continuing Education Certificate Template

     5. Continuing Education & Audit FAQs 

     6.  Professional Liability FAQs

Mandatory Education

Mandatory Education

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?

A minimum of ten (10) Medical Radiation Technology credits per year. Dues years rather than calendar years will be used for credit accumulation: December 1 - November 30. 

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 Members

Learning 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.

The resources listed are not intended to be a comprehensive list of courses available.

      1. Conferences/Lectures:

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.

      2018 AGM and Joint Conference

         Saturday, April 14, 2018 Regina Conexus Arts Centre 
         Click here for the CAMRT "Highlights 2017- 2018" presented at the 2018 SAMRT AGM

      2017 AGM and Joint Conference

Click here for the Ministry of Health: MRTs and Sonographers in Saskatchewan: Career Prospects

2. Medical Imaging Rounds Sessions:

To join a Telehealth rounds session, you must attend at a Telehealth site. These sessions are not available over the open internet to personal computers. If you wish to attend a session in Regina, please contact: 306-766-3400 or http://www.rqhealth.ca/departments/telehealth

 3. Journals: 

      4. Current News & Information:
       5. Health Information Databases:
       6. Safety & Ethics:
       7. Other Learning Opportunities:
       8. Mobile Applications (Apps):
       9. Post-Secondary Courses & Programs:


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