About SAMRT

Mandate

In accordance with The Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists Act, 2006, it is the duty of the Association to serve and protect the public.

The Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists regulates members from the following four disciplines:

  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Medical Radiological Technology
  • Medical Radiation Therapy
  • Magnetic Resonance Technology

Governance

In September, 2013, the SAMRT Council adopted the Policy Governance Model.  The SAMRT Ends are as follows:

The Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists exists so that the public is assured of receiving safe, competent, professional and ethical care related to Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Radiation Technology at a use of resources that demonstrates good stewardship of funds received. This is further defined to include, but not limited to:

  1. The public will be served by professional, competent and ethical Medical Radiation Technologists
  2. There will be broad awareness and support in Saskatchewan for the role of Medical Radiation Technologists

What is Self-Regulation?

Nathaniel Mayen, SAMRT Policy Analyst Intern Student, has done a good job describing the role of a self-regulatory body and the difference between a professional association and a regulatory body. Click here to read the article.

Even though the name of the SAMRT does not include the word “College”, it is a performing self-regulatory body and is indeed a “College”.   

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