Welcome to the Jurisprudence Course of the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO). All applicants for registration with the CMRTO are required to have successfully completed a course in jurisprudence approved by the College. This course may also be used by members to maintain and improve their understanding of the legislation and legal requirements which impact upon their day-to-day practice in medical radiation and imaging technology.

Since the application of law in a day-to-day practice can be complex, this course has been designed as a review of key components of the appropriate legislation and regulations that govern the practice of members of CMRTO in Ontario. However, this course is not intended as an in-depth analysis of all relevant legislation. For more information, please refer to the particular statutes, regulations, guidelines or CMRTO publications which have been referenced in this course. Some of this information can be found in other location the CMRTO website.

You are required to review the documents and legislation described in items 1 and 2 below. Click on the links below to access the relevant documents and legislation. Once you have completed your review of the documents and legislation, click on number 3 below to access the Certificate of Completion. You are required to print, complete, sign and date this certificate and submit the signed certificate with your completed Application Form.


  1. Review the CMRTO Legislation Learning Package

  2. Review the Legislation, Policies and Guidelines applicable to the specialty for which you are applying:

    Note: The legislation, policies and guidelines set out below are applicable to all specialties (Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Magnetic Resonance) unless otherwise indicated:

    - Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and Regulations

    - Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991 and Regulations

    - Health Care Consent Act
    - CMRTO Sexual Abuse Prevention Program
    - Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act and Regulations

    - Nuclear Safety and Control Act and Regulations

  3. Complete the Certificate of Completion of the course in jurisprudence set and approved by the CMRTO.

    Please print, complete, sign and date the Certificate of Completion and submit the signed certificate with your completed Application for Registration or Application for Reinstatement to the CMRTO.

    Please note that, if you are an applicant who completed a program in a specialty of medical radiation technology outside of Canada, you may complete this requirement after the Registration Committee has assessed your educational program(s) and experience in medical radiation technology.