About CBRET

About CBRET

Certified Testing for EEG Technologists

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About CBRET

The Canadian Board of Registration of Electroencephalograph Technologists, Inc. (C.B.R.E.T., Inc.) was established in 1972 and incorporated in 1982, to improve the standards of knowledge and proficiency in EEG technology and to promote a degree of uniformity in the training of EEG technologists in Canada.

Our Mission

C.B.R.E.T., Inc. was established to fulfill the following objectives:

i) To establish standards for institutions where EEG training is to take place.

ii) To promote high academic standards for the training of EEG technologists.

iii) To conduct examinations in order to test the knowledge and proficiency of EEG technologists.

iv) To issue certificates designating those meeting the standards of Registered Electroencephalograph Technologists (R.E.T.).

v) To maintain a current register of those technologists having successfully passed the examinations and obtained R.E.T. status.

The Board consists of 10 members, each serving a renewable three (3)-year term. The Chairman of the Board is always a physician and the Registrar is a technologist. Other Board Members include one (1) physician or technologist from each of the five (5) C.B.R.ET., Inc. regions in Canada (Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Prairies, and B.C.), one (1) technologist from the Executive Board of the Canadian Association of Electroneurophysiology Technologists, Inc. and two (2) members are appointed at large.

CBRET Board 1972:

Michael Saunders – Winnipeg
Shirley Oliver – Winnipeg
Pierre Gloor – Montreal
Normand Giard – Montreal
Alice Craib – Vancouver
Morton Low – Vancouver
Renee Dubois – Montreal
Louis-Phillipe Morin – Sherbrooke

Board of Directors 2019-2022

CHAIRMAN

Michelle-Lee Jones, MDCM, FRCPC,
CSCN Diplomate (EEG)
Assistant Professor of Neurology (EEG/Epilepsy)
Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
Health Sciences Centre
820 Sherbrook St., Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9
Ph: (204) 787-1742
Fax: (204) 787-1486
Email: cbretchairman@gmail.com

REGISTRAR

Joanne Nikkel: RCT, (Cardiology)
R. NCT.T,(EMG), R.E.T.
Room GE241A – Neurodiagnostics Dept,
Clinic H
Health Sciences Center
820 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9
Ph: (204) 787-5122
Fax: (204) 787-1486
Email: cbretregistrar@gmail.com

ATLANTIC DELEGATE

PRAIRIE DELEGATE

Chelsea Dolinsky, R.E.T., DiplT, R.T. (EMG)
Royal University Hospital
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

QUEBEC DELEGATE

B.C. DELEGATE

Dr Anita Datta, M.D., FRCP (C)
CSCN Diplomate (EEG)
BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia

ONTARIO DELEGATE

Dr. Kevin Jones M.D., FRCP (C)
CSCN Diplomate (EEG)
McMaster Children’s Hospital
Hamilton, Ontario

AUXILLARY POSITION (Tech)

Susan McGregor, ENP, R.E.T.,
RT(EMG), DiplT
Foothills Medical Centre
Calgary, Alberta

AUXILLARY POSITION (Physician)

Dr. Jose F. Tellez Zenteno, M.D. FRCP
CSCN Diplomate (EEG)
Royal University Hospital
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

C.A.E.T. Inc. PRESIDENT

Tabrez Hussein R.E.T.,RT(EMG), R.EP.T
CAET President
BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia

Register Online

Registration is obtained upon successful completion of the C.B.R.E.T. Inc. Written and Practical examinations. Upon successful completion of both examinations, the applicant becomes a Registered EEG Technologist (R.E.T.) and may use these trademarked initials.