Those seeking AMT membership first need to be certified by AMT. Once certification is granted, individuals automatically become members and have a host of member benefits at their disposal:
An emphasis on education
AMT strongly advocates lifelong learning as part of a member’s personal and professional growth, and in fact requires its newer members to acquire a specific number of continuing education credits in order to maintain certification. A number of different educational opportunities are offered through AMT, including:
AMT members also receive a 10% discount on a wide range of allied health books and publications offered by Cengage Learning.
Leadership and professional recognition
AMT encourages its members to grow professionally and be recognized as a leader in the community by participating in state and national committees and boards, taking advantage of scholarship programs, helping their institution celebrate a national allied health specialty week, and recognizing peers through various national and regional awards. (Click here).
AMT members can showcase their accomplishments by proudly wearing pins and patches (Click here) specific to their certification. AMT also makes available a variety of frames for the certificate.
AMT members keep current in their field not just through continuing education, but also through AMT Events which features news and commentary of interest to the profession, and the AMT website, which houses the latest legislative updates and other breaking industry news.
In addition to helping members get established as certified healthcare professionals, AMT also assists with job placement. AMT’s Career Connection is an online job bank that allows members to post resumes and conduct job searches. (Click here)
For a summary of member benefits (Download)
If you are interested in becoming a member of AMT, you first need to be certified. Check out the eligibility requirements under your specific certification specialty and apply today!