Refresher and Exam Prep Programs

Re-entry to Practice Refresher Programs

NSCMIRTP provides four forms of refresher programs for re-entry to practice for those MRTs and Sonographers that have not practiced in the past 5 years, but wish to license as an MIRTP in Nova Scotia. Currently, NSCMIRTP has a re-entry to practice refresher program available in Radiological Technology, Nuclear Medicine, MRI and Generalist Sonography. Application and program guides can be accessed through the provided links below. For more information, please call the NSCMIRTP at 1-902-832-3167.

Fees for these programs include:

  • Administrative Fee $100

  • Academic/Exam Fee $350

  • Clinical Fee $350

If you are interested in refresher program for Radiation Therapy please contact us at or by phone at (902)832-3167.

Refresher Documents

Internationally Educated Entry to Practice Exam Prep

The NSCMIRTP Exam Prep Program provides a resource to internationally educated applicants who are preparing to write the national entry to practice exam.


Candidates for this program must have previously: 

  • Been assessed for substantively similarity for education/experience and granted access to the national certification exam OR

  • Have been approved by the regulatory body in your jurisdiction to take the program. 


This preparatory program is self-directed. Individuals are directed to the required resources which cover the objectives for each unit. The topics covered and examined mirror the national competency profile.

To successfully complete the program, candidates write a supervised final exam. The exam will cover all material from the preparatory program. It will be structured as a 150-question competency based multiple-choice exam. This will help candidates better assess if they are ready to take the national certification exam. 

Fees for these programs include:

  • Administrative Fee $100

  • Academic/Exam Fee $350

  • Cost of required text books

Please reach out to or 902-832-3167 for further information.