PEIAMRT NEWS and updates


Sister Noreen Hammill Award 2015


This award is presented at the UPEI Radiography Convocation. The PEIAMRT presents this award annually to a graduating student who embodies the qualities of the former instructor of the School of Radiography. PEIAMRT members who work with the students nominate the graduate for the award. This years recipient was Mark Doucette. 


Dr. Elmer A MacKenzie Award 2015

This award is presented annually by the graduating class of the School of Radiography to the technologist the best feels exemplifies collegiality, leadership, and mentorship. This technologist is whom the students would most like to emulate as they enter in to practice as MRTs. The 2015 recipient was Bonnie MacLean, RTR.


PEIAMRT Annual General Meeting and Education Day

Just a reminder to all members of the AGM and Education Day taking place April 23, 2015 at Red Shores Charlottetown from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The tentative Education Day has something for everyone.


Greetings from the CAMRT – Francois Couillard, Chief Executive Officer.
Presentation: Kristy Stanley, RTT – Education in Radiation Therapy

Presentation – Chelsea Soga, RTT  - Interprofessional Care 
Nutrition Break
Presentation: Christina Schipper, RTT – Implementation of VMAT for Low-Dose Adult CSI in a Small Clinical Setting
Presentation: Dr. Melanie McQuaid – Case Study Analysis   


Following the education and meeting, a buffet supper will be held at Top of the Park. I hope you all have a chance to drop in and enjoy!


PEIAMRT Fall Meeting


Our Fall Meeting date has yet to be determined. It will most likely be during the first week of November. As soon as a date has been determined, membership will receive an e-mail of the date, time, and location. This is about a week later than usual; however, I will be attending a meeting with the Alliance of Medical Radiation Technologists Regulators of Canada (AMRTRC) in Montreal during the last week of October.


The AMRTRC is hosting a one day seminar on self-regulation for the unregulated provinces. The seminar topics will include what is self-regulation, how to run a regulatory body, and what you need to know and consider. The AMRTRC  is also graciously covering the transportation (flight) and accommodation costs (two nights at the hotel) for myself to attend. The other currently unregulated provinces, NFLD, BC and MB, will also be guests attending this seminar. As we move forward towards regulation this opportunity will hopefully provide us with lots of information to which I would like to share the following week at our Fall AGM. If you have any concern, please feel free to contact me.


Tyler Ferrish BSc., BHSc., RTNM

President PEIAMRT

tjferrish@ihis.org



Dues Notification 2014


The PEIAMRT is pleased to annnounce that our partnership with the CAMRT in the collection of dues, will continue. (It was a pilot project last year.) It will allow us to provide online payments for our membership.

The actual agreement has not yet been drawn up and the dues notices will be a little later than usual this year.


Please note that the CAMRT will be putting these notices out in a couple of weeks, along with instructions for the online payment. The due date will remain the same as in previous years, OCTOBER 31, 2014 for the 2015 year. There will be a $50 late charge after this date. The fee is unchanged from 2014 at $325.00. Any questions please contact the Registrar, Susan Colwill, at peiamrt@gmail.com






PEIAMRT Award of Excellence 2013


The Award of Excellence is presented to a MRT during MRT Week celebration in the province annually. The award salutes a MRT, who is nominated by their peers, for their professionalism, exceptional patient care, inspiration, and leadership.  The 2013 recipient of the PEIAMRT Award of Excellence was Kim Proude, RTT. 




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