The SCRT is the body responsible for regulating the profession of respiratory therapy in the province of Saskatchewan under the authority of The Respiratory Therapists Act. The SCRT is not an educational institution.
COVID - 2019 UPDATE
Due to the current COVID-19 environment, the SCRT office will be temporarily closed to the public. Employees will be continuing the work of the college from home. We request your patience with needed responses from the college.
A BIG THANK YOU
At this time we would like to extend our thanks to all the Respiratory Therapists and other health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, that are working away from their families to treat and protect the public of Saskatchewan; our hope for all of you is to stay safe and healthy!
SCRT 2020 AGM
The date has been set for this year's AGM, mark it in your calendar: Thursday October 15th at 5:00pm.
This will be an online event; watch your email inbox for more information to follow on how you can attend and participate in this year's AGM.
NOMINATIONS TO THE SCRT COUNCIL
Nominations are being accepted until September 4, 2020 to the two positions that will be open this fall on the SCRT council. Watch your email for links to information and nomination forms for President-elect and, Councilor-at- large for the South.
If you have any questions about the process or want to find out more about your council, please contact the office at email@example.com
New Amendment to SCRT Regulatory bylaws
The amended Regulatory Bylaws to address the need for an Emergency Registration and License classification, were voted on and accepted by the SCRT council on March 26, 2020 and subsequently approved by the Minister and published in the Gazette on April 3, 2020.
The amendment reads as follows:
Emergency registration and licensure
12.2 Notwithstanding any other provision of these bylaws, in a declared emergency, the registrar may, under any terms or conditions that the registrar considers appropriate with respect to each person:
(a) register as a full practicing member and issue a full practicing license to a person who is currently or has been licensed to practice as a respiratory therapist in Canada;
i. this includes; waiving of the requirements for licensure contained in sections of The Act
(b) register as a graduate practicing member and issue a graduate practicing license to a person who has substantially completed an education program described in section 4 and, allowed as per The Act 20 (2) a.
12.3 A license granted under authority of Bylaw 12.1 may be subject to conditions or limitations including but not limited to:
(a) A restriction that the member may practice only under supervision as defined by the College;
(b) A restriction that the member may only practice in a specified area of defined practice;
(c) A condition that the license is only valid for a limited time and may be revoked if the emergency conditions warranting its issuance are no longer in effect.
Click here to see SCRT Regulatory Bylaws Amendment 2020
Do you have questions about the Coronovirus 2019
All up-to-date public information on the COVID-19 pandemic in Saskatchewan can be accessed at
SCRT Annual Report
The SCRT Annual Report for 2018-2019 was presented at the September 2019 AGM. Click here to see the 2018/19 Annual Report.
If an SCRT member has photos of Respiratory Week or any other Respiratory-related photos they would like to share with the SCRT, please send them along to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!