Welcome to the inaugural issue of Connections.

The College is launching this new newsletter format with articles relevant to your practice and interests. Please let us know what you think by contacting us at communications@acmdtt.com !
Change
Fiona Mitchell, MRT(T), MA, EdD, FCAMRT
One commonality or connection we all have as members of ACMDTT is that we face constant change in our working environments. Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher...
Personalized Medicine and Radiation Therapy
Winter Spence, MRT(T), MHSc, BSc
Radiation therapy (RT) has long been considered a personalized form of cancer therapy, owing in part to the advancements in pre-treatment imaging capabilities. With the advent of image-guided RT...
Improving Healthcare for Transgender Patients in Diagnostic Imaging Departments
Sidsel Pedersen, MRT(R) and Virginia Sanders, RTR
In January 2017, National Geographic dedicated an entire issue to the Gender Revolution suggesting the binary model of male/female is shifting to a more diverse landscape regarding gender identity. 
CONNECT 2019
Save the Date
Add May 10-11, 2019 to your calendar!

In collaboration with CAMRT, the College is pleased to announce the annual conference will be held in Edmonton on May 10-11, 2019. We will be in Calgary in 2020!
The Workstation
A message from the College
We plan to use this space to draw your attention to College matters, Council and regulatory updates as well as important information and events relevant to you!
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Perspectives

As part of a biopsy procedure, Jennifer, a radiological technologist, is required to set up an IV line and draw blood to be sent away with the pathology. Jennifer does not have venipuncture authorization.
In conversation with...
Denise MacIver, CRGS, CRCS, MEd

As we move towards the regulation of diagnostic medical sonographers in late 2019, learn more about the road to regulation from Denise. Click to video .
We want to hear from you!
At the 2018 Annual General Meeting, ACMDTT regulated members voted to move away from a formal AGM in favour of a less formal, interactive membership meeting with Council, staff, experts and you.

Watch this section in future Connections issues for your opportunity to provide your feedback directly to the College!
How would you prefer to attend the membership meeting?
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Mission Statement
The Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists exists so that the public is assured of receiving safe, competent and ethical diagnostic and therapeutic care by a regulated and continually advancing profession.