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Members of the BCAMRT enjoy many cost-effective opportunities for education and networking as well as the following benefits and more.

CAMRT Benefits

Please visit the CAMRT website for more information.

  • Professional development
  • Access to professional literature
  • Advocacy
  • Code of ethics
  • CAMRT job bank
  • Awards
  • Annual General Conference
  • MasterCard Affinity Programs
  • CAMRT Foundation grants
  • National certification exams
  • Cost-effective Professional Liability Insurance

Find out how to become a member here.

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2016 Annual General Conference: Special Guest Speaker Dr. Gabor Maté

The BCAMRT's 2016 Annual General Conference (AGC) will take place on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 at the Executive Plaza Coquitlam.

We are thrilled to announce that we will be welcoming special guest speaker Dr. Gabor Maté to the Annual General Conference on Saturday, April 23rd at 2.30 pm. 

The AGC is your annual opportunity for networking with fellow radiation technologists while building your knowledge and experience. The theme this year focuses on the brain and our fantastic line-up of speakers will present on a variety of topics, from forensic imaging to mental health. Register today to further develop your career and enhance your work-life balance. View the program.

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Special Guest Speaker Dr. Gabor Maté

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We are thrilled to announce that we will be welcoming special guest speaker Dr. Gabor Maté to the Annual General Conference on Saturday, April 23rd at 2.30 pm. 

A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.

For twelve years Dr. Maté worked in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver’s Supervised Injection Site. With over 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience and extensive knowledge of the latest findings of leading-edge research, Dr. Maté is a sought-after speaker and teacher, regularly addressing health professionals, educators, and lay audiences throughout North America.

As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with AddictionWhen the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress; and Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder, and co-authored Hold on to Your Kids. His works have been published internationally in twenty languages.

AGC conference attendees will hear Dr. Maté speak as part of their conference registration. Can't make the full event? We are pleased to offer individual tickets to Dr. Maté's talk only for $75 + GSTThis event is open to all members of the public. Please visit our event page to register for this special opportunity.

Annual General Conference  Program

Friday, April 22, 2016
7:00 - 8:30 Registration
7:30 - 8:30 Leadership Breakout: Relations at Work That Work — Brenda Hooper, Mediator & Conflict Management Coach
8:30 - 8:40 Welcome
8:45 - 9:45 The Brain Guy — Terry Small, Brain Health Specialist & Author
9:45 - 10:15 CAMRT Update — Mark Given, CAMRT
Leadership Breakout: Terry Small
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:45 Sponsor Presentation
10:45 - 11:45 Forensic Imaging — Chandra Gerrard, University of New Mexico
11:45 - 12:00 Sponsor Presentation
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Imaging Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration — Dr. Jon Stoessl, Centre for Brain Health, UBC
14:00 - 14:30 BCAMRT AGM & Foundation AGM
14:30 - 15:15 Standards of Practice — Kathy Hilsenteger, Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic & Therapeutic Technologists
Regulatory College Update — Darlene Hyde, BCAMRT
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Impossible Hypnotist (Power of the Brain) — Scott Christie, Hypnotist & Motivational Speaker
17:00 - 19:00 Wine and Cheese Reception
Saturday, April 23, 2016
7:45 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 10:30 Multidisciplinary Rounds
The Stroke Patient CT/IR — Dr. William Siu, Interventional Radiologist, Royal Columbian Hospital
MRI in Multiple Sclerosis — Dr. David Li, Professor of Radiology, UBC
Childhood Cancers of the Brain — Karen Goddard, BC Cancer Agency
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:00 Sponsor Presentation
11:00 - 11:45 Naturopathic Brain Strategies — Dr. Jason Marr, Naturopath, Evoke Integrative Medicine
11:45 - 12:15 WQ Stirling Lecture — Dr. Craig Elith, PhD, BC Cancer Agency
12:15 - 13:30 BCAMRT Awards Luncheon
13:30 - 14:30 Brain Injury Survivor — Wendy Station, Encephalitis Global
14:30 - 16:00 Addictions & Mental Health — Dr. Gabor Maté, Psychiatrist, Addictions Specialist & Author
16:00 - 16:30 Closing Remarks

 

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2016 Annual General Conference: Save Up to $65 by Registering Early!

The BCAMRT is excited to announce that our 2016 Annual General Conference (AGC) will take place on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 at the Executive Plaza Coquitlam. The AGC is your annual opportunity for networking with fellow radiation technologists while building your knowledge and experience.
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BCAMRT Webinar Recordings Now Available Online!

The recordings of our recent webinars, ‘3D Printing and Radiation Therapy’, and ‘Update on the Regulatory College’ are now available in the BCAMRT video library. The videos are free to view for BCAMRT members, and can be purchased by non-members.

Our 3D Printing and Radiation Therapy webinar was delivered by Nathan Smela and Dr Nick Chng of the BC Cancer Agency on October 27. It begins with an explanation of what 3D printing is and how it works, followed by how it is being used in a clinical setting. Lastly, Nathan and Nick talk about how other centres could start using 3D printing and the costs associated with it. 

Our Update on the Regulatory College webinar was presented by Dr. Fiona Mitchell, BCAMRT President Anna Robinson and BCAMRT Executive Director Darlene Hyde. It covers information regarding the creation of the new regulatory college for allied health professionals.

View the videos.

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Registration is Now Live for the BCAMRT Fall Conference!

BCAMRT is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 Fall Conference on September 20, 2015 at the Sandman Signature Hotel in Prince George. Join us and your BCAMRT colleagues for this fun and educational event. The experienced presenters joining us will speak to topics ranging from commonly missed fractures to critical incident stress. 

This will be a great opportunity to learn and network with like-minded individuals from across the province and gain valuable CE credits. We look forward to seeing you in September.

View the speaker schedule and register here.

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