CAMRT Communities of Practice – Call for Applications

CAMRT Communities of Practice – Call for Applications

CAMRT is looking for members interested in establishing and participating in Communities of Practice (COPs) for Medical Radiation Technology (MRT).  COPs strive to bring together groups of people who have a common interest to share knowledge and learn from each other, and to advance their professional practice. COPs are a great way to connect with others with similar thoughts, questions or concerns.  (CAMRT will be working with experts, the Group on Complex Collaborations (GCC) at McGill University in undertaking this project.)

The following areas were identified as potential COP topics that might be of interest to MRTs:

  • Quality and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Emerging Technologies: Advanced Practice and Research
  • Education and Continuing Professional Development
  • Leadership and Management
  • Patient Care and Communication
  • MRT Professionalism and Wellness
  • Patient and Healthcare Provider Safety

For each COP, CAMRT is looking for 6-8 MRTs to form a workgroup who are willing to help develop, champion and promote their selected community.  As a member of a working group, you would assist in shaping the direction CAMRT takes with the COPs. 

Are you interested in getting involved with this new initiative?  Please submit your resume and a Letter of Interest to by  February 17th  March 2nd, 2016.

Your Letter of Interest should indicate the following criteria:

  • Which of the COP topics are you interested in working with as a core member and why? (You may indicate more than one COP topic of interest, however, please place them in order of preference.)
  • Describe your expertise in the field of interest.
  • Describe any experience you have with:
    • Communities of Practice (i.e., group activities of knowledge sharing)
    • Online collaboration (i.e., posting to the Wikipedia or Q&A forums)
    • Technologies involved with online forums (i.e., designing IT systems for online forums)
  • Elaborate on your willingness to participate in establishing and championing this/these COPs.

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