What you must know about ... performing procedures

CMRITO is pleased to release its updated guidelines for MRITs in radiography, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance and diagnostic medical sonography.  

What you must know about … performing procedures includes important practice information about:
  • 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
  • performing procedures in accordance with the Standards of Practice and within the scope of practice of the profession
  • which regulated professionals are authorized to order specific forms of energy for medical radiation and imaging procedures (updated)
  • fetal ultrasound for non-medical purposes
  • issues affecting students and applicants prior to their registration with CMRITO

The document also includes a decision-making chart for performing a procedure - a practical and useful tool that all medical radiation and imaging technologists will find helpful in carrying out their responsibilities. 

Please click here to open a PDF of this publication

As well, CMRITO will be hosting a lunchtime webinar on What you must know about … performing procedures on Wednesday, August 10th at 12:15 pm. 

Please click here to register to attend this helpful and informative session led by CMRITO Registrar & CEO Linda Gough.