The College will be closed Dec 24 - Jan 1 and will reopen Jan 2, 2019.
Bill 21 - An Act to Protect Patients
On November 19, 2018, the Government of Alberta has given Royal Assent to Bill 21.

This HPA amendment addresses sexual abuse and sexual misconduct by healthcare professionals directed to patients.
Ultrasound from Past to Present
Shane Kessel, CRGS, CRVS, RDMS, RVT
Learn more about Sonography, which has had a relatively short history in the world of imaging. The ultrasound exam is dynamic and utilizes high frequency sound waves to produce an image.
Job Opportunity - Director of Education and Competence

This is a senior executive position with the ACMDTT. Deadline for submissions is Monday, January 21, 2019.
Connect Care
Scott Simmons, MRT(R)
Connect Care will introduce a common clinical information system throughout AHS.

It will provide a central electronic access point for patient information, common clinical standards and best healthcare practices. 
In conversation with...
Dr. Sandy McEwan, MB, FSNMMI
Dr. Sandy McEwan is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of systemic radiation therapy, molecular imaging and imaging biomarkers. Read more about Dr. McEwan here .

 Watch our interview with Dr. McEwan to understand his insights into the current and future roles of MRTs and how we can positively impact our patients and healthcare.
May 10 -11, 2019
The conference will be here before we know it and registration opens mid-January! Take a look at our conference website for more information.
CCP Audit recap
The Competence Committee assessed 238 regulated members' files to determine if members complied with the requirements of the Continuing Competence Program (CCP).
College staff helps families
at Ronald McDonald House
The College staff had the pleasure of preparing lunch for the families, volunteers and staff at Ronald McDonald House, in Edmonton, on December 4.
Changes at the College
The College's CEO & Registrar Pree Tyagi is pleased to announce that Ugie Ifesi has joined the staff as the new Director of Policy and Procedure.

The College extends appreciation to Dacia Richmond for her dedication and devotion as Director of Education. We wish her all the very best in her future endeavours.
Earn CCP hours just for reading and reflecting on Connections

The Competence Committee allows up to one hour for your CCP per issue of a College or association newsletter that you may read.

Remember that you have to reflect on how this reading has or may affect your practice.
Do you plan to use this newsletter towards your CCP requirement?
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.

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