Boréal’s Medical Imaging Technology – Radiology program renews its accreditation status for the next 6 years
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 – Sudbury – Collège Boréal
Collège Boréal is proud to announce the 6-year accreditation status of its Medical Imaging Technology – Radiology program by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA).
Health programs receive CMA accreditation only when they meet national standards. This ensures that students acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to function as competent health practitioners.
There are several components to the lengthy accreditation process, including the application, a program self-assessment report, the document review, and an on-site program visit. The CMA accords 6-year accreditation status to programs that comply with all five requirements.
Boréal’s Medical Imaging Technology – Radiology program is offered at the college’s Sudbury campus over six semesters (3 years) and is recognized by the Canadian Forces. Boréal is the only college in Ontario to offer this program in French. To become registered to practice in Canada, graduates must pass the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) certification examination.
“For over 20 years, Collège Boréal has been committed to offering high quality programs and services to foster the sustainable development of Ontario’s Francophone community. This accreditation reflects the excellence of our Medical Imaging Technology – Radiology program and is a testament to the commitment and expertise of our teaching staff.”
Daniel Giroux, Named President, Collège Boréal
“Our staff and students can be very proud of this announcement. Graduates of an CMA accredited program benefit from the assurance that their education has met national standards. They also have the ability to gain nationally recognized credentials through their professional designation.”
Kim Morris, Dean of the School of Health Sciences, Collège Boréal
About the Canadian Medical Association
Formed in 1867, the CMA is a national, voluntary association that champions a strong national vision for a healthy population and world-class health care. The CMA is a leader in engaging and serving physicians and is the national voice for the highest standards of health and health care. Today the CMA has more than 83,000 members.
The list of accredited programs and their status is posted on the CMA website.
About Collège Boréal
Established in 1995, Collège Boréal is a French-language postsecondary training and learning institution dedicated to the development and growth of French communities throughout the province.
Since 1995, over 116,000 clients across Ontario have benefited from College Boréal’s expertise relating to postsecondary education, training programs, services for immigrants, and services pertaining to employability. Collège Boréal offers a wide variety of services in 35 access centres in 25 communities across the province. Furthermore, Collège Boréal has developed and implemented over 60 articulation agreements with other postsecondary institutions.
According to the Key Performance Indicators recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Collège Boréal now holds the top-ranking position in four out of the five areas surveyed! Out of all Ontario colleges, Boréal has the highest student satisfaction rate, graduation rate, graduate satisfaction rate, and employment rate in the province. Moreover, 93.8% of surveyed employers would recommend hiring Collège Boréal graduates!
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