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Registry Exam: June 2, 2018
Application Date: December 2, 2017

Individual Memberships

Please note: The CACPT registry examination can only be challenged in Canada

Eligibility Criteria

1.  All applicants for the CACPT registration examinations must be at least 18 years of age at the time of the examination.


2.  Possess one of the following minimum education level requirements:
· Bachelors of Science Degree in one of the following areas: Physiology, Biology, Kinesiology, or the equivalent as decided by the CACPT Board of Directors or
· Registered Nurse or
· Major Medical Technologies Registration; including Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT), Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT), Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) or a Bioscience Diploma.


3.  Possess Practical Experience as follows:
· Prior to the examination date complete a minimum of 1800 hours of full-time employment (12 months) or part-time employment (within 24 months) in the field of cardiovascular or pulmonary technology at a recognized hospital or institution;


· Successfully completed a CACPT recognized Cardiovascular or Pulmonary program.

Registration Process

1.  Apply for student/registry eligible membership.
· Complete the Student/Registry Eligible Membership application form.
· Include proof of education level attained (certificate and/or official transcript from the educational institution).
· Include cheque payable to the CACPT for $50.00. This is the application fee.

2.  Acceptance as student/registry eligible member
· The Education Chair will notify individual of result of the application.
· If accepted the individual will be a student/registry eligible member when the $80.00 student dues are paid.
· When dues are paid the student member will be given further information about the registry exam.

3.  Preparing for the Registry Exam.
· There is only one annual sitting of the exam. It is always the first Saturday in June.
· The candidate must apply for Student/Registry Eligible Membership and have paid the student dues, a minimum of 6 months prior to the exam. The student member has up to three years to make the first attempt at the registry exam as long as he/she remains a student member in good standing every year (i.e. paid the annual membership dues).
· The student member must accrue 1800 hours of experience in the Cath or Pulmonary Function Lab prior to challenging the exam. Student can be exempt from these hours if he/she has completed a Cardiovascular or Pulmonary Program.
· The student member must pay the $200.00 exam fee no later then one month prior to the exam date.

Associate Membership