Members of the CMRITO must perform medical radiation and imaging procedures in accordance with the Standards of Practice of the profession. The Standards of Practice describe what each member is accountable and responsible for in practice. The Standards of Practice reflect the knowledge, skills and judgement that members need in order to perform the services and procedures that fall within the scope of practice of the profession.
The purpose of this publication is to outline the information that members must understand regarding the performance of medical radiation and imaging technology procedures in accordance with the Standards of Practice, including:
Previously, NPs could only order ultrasound and X-rays. Their new authority eliminates these limitations. When ordering tests, NPs are accountable to the expectations in their practice standards. NPs are expected to have the knowledge, skill and judgment to order appropriate tests, and communicate clinically significant results and their implications to clients.More Information