Performing Procedures

What you must know about ... performing procedures outlines the information that medical radiation and imaging technologists and employers need to know to ensure the delivery of safe, effective and ethical medical radiation and imaging services, including:

  1. performing procedures within the scope of practice of the profession
  2. having the knowledge, skills and judgement to perform a procedure, and
  3. ensuring that the appropriate order authorizing the performance of a procedure, treatment or intervention is in place prior to performing that procedure, treatment or intervention.

The publication also includes a summary of the conditions that must be met prior to performing a procedure, treatment or intervention.

Part two of this publication touches on related topics such as delegation, fetal ultrasound for non-medical purposes and issues affecting students and applicants prior to their registration with CMRITO.

You can also watch a webinar about performing medical radiation and imaging procedures.