Patient Communication

Patient communication

The role of medical radiation and imaging technologists is to provide services to patients, often during challenging and emotional times. Effective communication between medical radiation and imaging technologists, and patients and their families is essential to providing care that ensures safe, effective and ethical outcomes for patients.

The CMRITO Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics set out the expectations for medical radiation and imaging technologists regarding communicating with their patients and families. The publication below provides further guidance to members on establishing a professional and caring relationship with their patients

View the CMRITO Publication