Learning Objectives & Resources


In this module you will learn about

  • Who makes the legislation that govern health matters

  • Legislation that directly impacts the practice of medical radiation and imaging technology

  • The Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA), including

    • Controlled acts model

    • Risk of harm clause

  • The Medical Radiation Technology Act (MRT Act), including

    • Scope of practice of medical radiation and imaging technologists

    • Controlled acts authorized to medical radiation and imaging technologists

    • Restricted titles that only members of the CMRTO can use

    • Regulations under the MRT Act, including

      • Registration

      • Quality assurance

      • Professional misconduct

    • What is a regulatory college and how it differs from an association

    • Objects of the College

    • College committees and their functions

    • The Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act (HARP Act), including

      • Who may order ionizing radiation

      • Who may apply ionizing radiation

      • X-ray Safety Code

    • The Nuclear Safety and Control Act (NSC Act)


Module 1 Resources


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