Full length courses

CHANGES IN INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY COURSE – NEW PREREQUISITE
Effective Winter 2018 a PREREQUISITE challenge exam in vascular anatomy will be required by all candidates prior to taking the Interventional Radiology 1 course. This vascular anatomy exam will become a mandatory requirement to IR 1 due to a major revision where the anatomy content has been greatly reduced, more pathology added as well as the addition of the role of the IR technologist. Therefore, anyone planning to take Interventional Radiology 1 in Winter 2018 must register for and complete this prerequisite exam in Fall 2017. 

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CHANGES IN DOSIMETRY CERTIFICATE
Effective Fall 2017, all candidates wishing to obtain the Dosimetry Certificate (CDC) must first successfully complete Dosimetry 2 to be eligible for the CDC registration. The 5-year timeline allowed to complete all certificate program requirements will then begin with the successful completion of Dosimetry 2.

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CAMRT offers full length courses that will help maintain currency and improve practice.

Full Length Courses At a Glance

  • 13-week distance education course
  • Offered winter and fall each year
  • Credit value dependent on course — varies from 30–55 credits
  • Delivered online
  • Instructor assistance
  • Each course has six assignments
  • Each course has a final exam
Courses at a glance

Online Delivery

The CAMRT’s Continuing Professional Development department delivers all full length courses and QSSs in an electronic format.

Course materials can be saved to a desktop or to a USB for easy access.

Final exams are delivered online only.

The CAMRT has partnered with Neovation / Smarter U, a learning solutions company, to transition our full length courses to a more interactive online learning management platform. This transition will greatly improve learning, improve quality of images and provide the opportunity for increased access to images and case studies. 

Contact cpd@camrt.ca for more details.

COMING SOON:

PET/MR

This full-length course will introduce learners to one of the newest diagnostic modalities that is beginning to establish a role in clinical research and patient care. PET/MR combines the sensitive functional information from PET imaging with the detailed anatomical information from MRI. This course will be particularly useful to MRT’s who are cross-trained in Nuclear Medicine/PET and MRI, but will be comprehensive enough for all MTR’s who have an interest in advanced medical imaging technologies. Case studies will be discussed.

COMING SOON:

INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH

This course is an introduction to research for allied health professionals. It explains why research is important in allied health and details different types of research. It provides a basic understanding of research principles, designs and processes, enabling the beginning researcher to design a simple research study from start to finish, and apply the results to improving clinical practice. After course completion, health professionals should be able to focus their research, whether of a quantitative or qualitative type, develop a hypothesis or aim statement, perform a literature review, and design data collection and data analysis strategies for the specific types of research studies. Ethical concerns in research and the use of research ethics boards will be discussed. Health professionals will learn how to compile results from acquired research data sets and derive conclusions. Dissemination techniques, such as how to write up research, for scientific journal publication, conference presentation, or in poster format, will also be reviewed. Financial support is an integral component of research; approaches to funding will also be included in the course.