Membership

CTABC Membership Information

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The CTABC currently accepts only graduates of a Canadian Society of Cardiology (CSCT) Technologists’ approved program in Cardiology Technology, and have successfully passed the CSCT Certification exam. Allied Health Professionals with the required qualifications to challenge the CSCT Certification exam are also accepted, once approved by the CSCT.

Types of CTABC memberships & annual fees:

  • Registered Active: $145.00
  • Registered Inactive: $95.00
  • Student Member: $75.00
  • Life Member: waived (includes CSCT)
Registered Active

To become a Registered Member, the Board must be satisfied that the applicant (a) has completed and signed the applicable membership application form provided by the Association, (b) holds a valid registration certificate of qualification evidencing the successful completion of the CSCT Certification/Registration examination or such other academic qualification that the Board may approve, and (c) has paid all applicable membership dues and any related fees, in full. A Registered Member In Good Standing has the right to vote, to hold any elected office of the Association, and to use an occupational title granted to the Association under the Act.

Registered Inactive

Only a Registered Member in Good Standing may apply to become an Inactive Member. To become an Inactive Member, the Board must be satisfied that the applicant (a) has submitted a letter to the Registrar requesting a change in registration status, (b) has agreed in writing that he or she will not actively work in the field of cardiology in British Columbia, and (c) has paid all applicable membership dues and any related fees, in full. An Inactive Member shall not have a right to vote, hold an elected office, or to use an occupational title granted to the Association under the Act, but may hold an appointed office within the Association. To become re-instated as an Active Member, an Inactive Member must (a) file a written request to the Association asking that his or her registration status be changed from inactive to active, and (b) pay the difference in the membership dues or fees between an active Registered Member and an Inactive Member for the remainder of the year on a monthly prorated basis.

Student Member

To become a Student Member, the Board must be satisfied that the applicant (a) has completed and signed the applicable membership application form provided by the Association, (b) is enrolled in a provincially or nationally recognized cardiology technology program resulting in a certificate or diploma that will enable that student to write the national exams as set by the CSCT, and (c) has paid all applicable membership dues and any related fees, in full. A Student Member shall not have the right to vote, to hold an elected office or an appointed office, or to use an occupational title granted to the Association under the Act.

To obtain a student membership in BC, the potential member must first be approved into the Cardiology Technology Certificate/Diploma program at a CSCT recognized cardiology technology program, and then can apply for a Student membership.

Life Member

Only a Registered Member in Good Standing may become a Life Member. To become a Life Member, the Board must be satisfied that the candidate has provided recognized services or contributed to the Association, that is acceptable to the Board and according to Cardiology Technologists Association of British Columbia policy regarding the same.