As a medical radiation technologist or diagnostic medical sonographer practising the profession in Ontario, the CMRTO Practice Essentials ebook contains the essential information you need to provide safe, effective and ethical medical radiation technology services to your patients. Included in the ebook are the CMRTO revised Standards of Practice that came into effect on January 1, 2018.

As new CMRTO publications are developed or regulations are amended, we will update the ebook. All CMRTO publications are available on the website at It is expected that the Medical Radiation Technology Act will be repealed and replaced with the Medical Radiation and Imaging Technology Act on January 1, 2019. All CMRTO publications will be revised during 2018 and replaced as appropriate.

You can download the complete Practice Essentials ebook by clicking the button below, or view any of the individual sections, pieces, or legislation by clicking on the links that follow. 

CMRTO Practice Essentials

Practice Requirements

  1. Standards of Practice (2018) (French)
  2. Code of Ethics (2018) (French)
  3. Quality Assurance Program (2018)

Practice Guidelines

  1. What you must know about ...

Legislation and Regulations

  1. Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991
  2. Regulations made under the Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991
    1. General - Advertising and Quality Assurance (O. Reg. 375/12)
    2. Registration (O. Reg. 866/93)
    3. Professional Misconduct (O. Reg. 855/93)
    4. Prescribed Forms of Energy (O. Reg. 226/03)
  3. Regulations made under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
    1. Controlled Acts (O. Reg. 107/96)