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Continuing Education Credits

Continuing education credits (CECs) requirement in Cycle 13: November 1, 2020 – October 31, 2022

RMTs who hold Practising status for half or more of Cycle 13 are required to accumulate 24 CECs. Of those 24 CECS, 10 must be obtained by completing CMTBC’s online course on the Code of Ethics and Practice Environment Standard.

RMTs who hold Practising status for less than half of Cycle 13 – including RMTs who are Non-practising for all of Cycle 13 – are required to accumulate 12 CECs. Of those 12 CECs, 10 must be obtained from completion of CMTBC’s online course on the Code of Ethics and Practice Environment Standard.

This table summarizes CEC requirements in Cycle 13:

StatusCMTBC’s online course required (deadline for completion October 31, 2021)Remaining CECs required
(in addition to completion of CMTBC’s online course)
Practising for 12 months or more in Cycle 13

Yes

14

Practising for less than 12 months/Non-practising for 12 months or more in Cycle 13Yes2
Non-practising for all of Cycle 13Yes2
New RMT, registered for the first time with CMTBC in the first year of Cycle 13, before November 1, 2021Yes14
New RMT, registered for the first time with CMTBC in the second year of Cycle 13, on or after November 1, 2021No0

Detailed information on CECs is also in CMTBC’s Bylaws, Section 63.2.

Obtaining CECs in Cycle 13

First 10 CECs

All RMTs registered by October 31, 2021 were required to complete CMTBC’s online course on the newly revised Code of Ethics and the new Practice Environment Standard as a requirement of registration renewal for 2022. Successful completion of the online course resulted in 10 CECs applied to Cycle 13 requirements.

Additional CECs (refer to chart above to determine how many CECs you need)

RMTs receive CECs for completing approved continuing education (CE) activities in two categories:

  • Evidence Informed Practice (EIP), new in Cycle 13, and/or
  • Previously Approved Cycle 12 CE activities

Evidence Informed Practice (EIP) activities – new in Cycle 13 – are awarded 10 CECs. Any CE activity that meets the criteria for approval of EIP activities is awarded 10 CECs. There is no distinction between PD and PE activities in the EIP category. EIP activities can be delivered in person, online, via webinar, or a combination of delivery methods.

Search for approved continuing education activities in Cycle 13 on the Cycle 13 – Approved Continuing Education Activities page.

Previously approved Cycle 12 CE activities that continue into Cycle 13 are either PD (professional development) or PE (practical education) and vary in the number of CECs awarded for approved activities. There is no limit to the number of PD or PE activities that can be applied to Cycle 13 requirements.

Continuing education credits cannot be transferred between different quality assurance cycles.

Deadlines

September 6, 2022

October 31, 2022

Failure to complete required continuing education will result in a non-compliance fee, in an amount set by CMTBC’s Bylaws.

See the complete list of deadlines for all Quality Assurance requirements.

For more information

Send questions about CEC requirements in Cycle 13 to [email protected].

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