O. Reg. 389/11: REGISTRATION


Published: 2011-08-19

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ontario regulation 389/11

made under the

medical radiation technology act, 1991

Made: July 29, 2011
Approved: August 17, 2011
Filed: August 19, 2011
Published on e-Laws: August 23, 2011
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: September 3, 2011


Amending O. Reg. 866/93

(Registration)

1. Paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 of subsection 1 (1) of Ontario Regulation 866/93 are revoked and the following substituted:

2. Employment specific — nuclear medicine.

2. (1) Paragraphs 1 to 5 of subsection 3 (1) of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

1. The applicant must provide details of any of the following that relate to the applicant:

i. A finding of guilt for a criminal offence or of any offence related to the regulation of the practice of the profession.

ii. A current investigation involving an allegation of professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity in Ontario in relation to another health profession, or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another health profession.

2. The applicant must not have been the subject of a finding of professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity in relation to the profession or another health profession, either in Ontario or in another jurisdiction.

3. The applicant must not currently be the subject of a proceeding involving an allegation of professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity in relation to the profession or another health profession, either in Ontario or in another jurisdiction.

4. The applicant’s past and present conduct must afford reasonable grounds for the belief that the applicant,

i. will practise medical radiation technology with decency, honesty and integrity, and in accordance with the law,

ii. does not have any quality or characteristic, including any physical or mental condition or disorder, that could affect his or her ability to practise medical radiation technology in a safe manner, and

iii. will display an appropriate professional attitude.

5. The applicant must be able to speak and write either English or French with reasonable fluency.

6. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada or authorized under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) to engage in the practice of the profession.

7. The applicant must have successfully completed a course in jurisprudence set or approved by the College.

(2) Section 3 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:

(1.0.1) It is a registration requirement for a certificate of registration of any class that an applicant who, after having applied for but before being issued a certificate, is found guilty of an offence referred to in subparagraph 1 i of subsection (1) or becomes the subject of an investigation described in subparagraph 1 ii of that subsection or a finding or proceeding described in paragraph 2 or 3 of that subsection shall immediately inform the Registrar.

(3) Subsection 3 (2) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(2) The following are conditions of a certificate of registration of any class:

1. The member shall provide the College with details of any of the following that relate to the member and that occur or arise after the registration of the member:

i. A finding of guilt for any offence, including any criminal offence and any offence related to the regulation of the practice of the profession.

ii. A finding of professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity, in Ontario in relation to another health profession or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another health profession.

iii. An investigation or a proceeding involving an allegation of professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity, in Ontario in relation to another profession or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another health profession. 

2. The member shall maintain professional liability insurance or protection against professional liability in accordance with the requirements, if any, set out in the by-laws of the College.

3. Subsection 4.1 (2) and (3) of the Regulation are revoked.

4. Section 5 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

Out-of-Province Certificates in a Specialty

5. (1) In this section,

“specialty” means the specialty of radiography, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine or magnetic resonance.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), if an applicant already holds an out-of-province certificate that is equivalent to a certificate of registration issued by the College in the specialty being applied for, the applicant is deemed to have met the requirements set out in subsections 4 (1) and 4.1 (1) as applicable to the specialty, but is not deemed to have met the requirement set out in paragraph 4 of either of those provisions.

(3) It is a non-exemptible registration requirement that an applicant to whom subsection (2) applies provide one or more certificates or letters or other evidence satisfactory to the Registrar or a panel of the Registration Committee establishing that the applicant is in good standing as a medical radiation technologist in a particular specialty in every jurisdiction where the applicant holds an out-of-province certificate in that specialty.

(4) Without in any way limiting the generality of subsection (3), being in “good standing” with respect to a jurisdiction shall include the fact that the applicant is not the subject of any discipline or fitness to practise order or of any proceeding or ongoing investigation or of any interim order or agreement as a result of a complaint, investigation or proceeding.

(5) If an applicant to whom subsection (2) applies is unable to satisfy the Registrar or a panel of the Registration Committee that the applicant has, at any time in the preceding five years immediately before the applicant’s application, engaged in the practice of a specialty to the extent that would be permitted by the certificate of registration for which he or she is applying, the applicant must meet any further requirement to undertake, obtain or undergo material additional training, experience, examinations or assessments that may be specified by a panel of the Registration Committee.

(6) An applicant to whom subsection (2) applies is deemed to have met the requirement of paragraph 5 of subsection 3 (1) if the requirements for the issuance of the applicant’s out-of-province certificate included language proficiency requirements equivalent to those required by that paragraph.

(7) Despite subsection (2), an applicant is not deemed to have met a requirement that is described in subsection 22.18 (3) of the Health Professions Procedural Code.

5. Section 6 of the Regulation is revoked.

6. (1) Subsection 8 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “may use the abbreviation “M.R.T.”” at the end and substituting “may use the abbreviation “MRT””.

(2) The Table to subsection 8 (2) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

 


Specialty


Title


Abbreviation




Radiography


Medical Radiation Technologist — Radiography


MRT(R)




Radiation Therapy


Medical Radiation Technologist — Radiation Therapy; or Medical Radiation Technologist — Radiation Therapist


MRT(T)




Nuclear Medicine


Medical Radiation Technologist — Nuclear Medicine


MRT(N)




Magnetic Resonance


Medical Radiation Technologist — Magnetic Resonance


MRT(MR)




7. (1) Schedule 1 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraphs before the heading “Nuclear Medicine”:

1.1 Collège Boréal D’Arts Appliqués et de Technologie, Sudbury, Ontario.

. . . . .

4.1 Eastern Ontario School of X-Ray Technology, Kingston, Ontario, in collaboration with Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. 

. . . . .

6.1 Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, Hamilton, Ontario, in collaboration with McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

. . . .  .

8.1 The Michener Institute For Applied Health Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, in collaboration with the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

(2) Schedule 1 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph before the heading “Radiation Therapy”:

9.1 The Michener Institute For Applied Health Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, in collaboration with the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

(3) Schedule 1 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraphs:

14. Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, Hamilton, Ontario, in collaboration with McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

15. The Michener Institute For Applied Health Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, in collaboration with Laurentian University of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario.

16. The Michener Institute For Applied Health Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, in collaboration with the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

8. Schedules 2 and 3 to the Regulation are revoked.

Commencement

9. This Regulation comes into force on the later of December 1, 2011 and the day it is filed.

Made by:

Council of the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario:

Donna D. Lewis

Vice President

Linda Gough

Registrar

Date made: July 29, 2011.

 

 

 

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