Quality Practice Webinars are designed for presentation and discussion of issues affecting quality occupational therapy practice. If you are not able to attend, the recordings will be posted here, 24-48 hours after the live session.

Quality Practice Series

Getting Registered to Practise — Tips for New Canadian Grads
August 9, 2018 noon-1pm PDT

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If you are about to graduate and would like information about how to register to practise in British Columbia, attend this webinar.

After attending this session, you will be able to:
• avoid pitfalls that may slow down your registration;
• identify how provincial legislation impacts occupational therapy practice in BC; and
• identify when to call the College to prevent unsafe, unethical or ineffective practice.

COTBC Deputy Registrar Cindy McLean is the presenter and there will be plenty of time for questions.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Recordings

What You Need To Know About COTBC’s New Currency Requirement

Currency HoursThis webinar will be helpful for those occupational therapists who are unsure if they have sufficient practice hours to meet the new currency requirement of 600 hours in the past three years. It also highlights the 2018 bridging process that allows for additional activities to be counted towards currency.

Presenter: Cindy McLean, COTBC Deputy Registrar

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To skip the background context to the bylaw change, start at: 25.12 (slide 28)


How Recent Bylaw Changes Affect Your Practice

Did you know that the bylaws include several important rules that guide how we regulate our profession?
As our road map for self-regulation the bylaws contain rules about how the profession registers occupational therapists, sets standards, supports and monitors quality practice, and addresses complaints. 

Some of these are quite specific such as what titles we can use, clients’ access to our records, and marketing. On October 2, 2017 our new bylaws were approved by government and contain several changes you need to know about.

By watching this webinar you will be able to identify changes to the COTBC Bylaws, and apply these changes to your own occupational therapy practice.

Presenter: Kathy Corbett, COTBC Registrar/CEO

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Working with Education Assistants
Are you consulting or assigning? What if the situation is too risky to assume just a consulting role but there isn’t funding for anything else?

Listen to the webinar for thoughts on this and other burning issues on this important practice concern.

Presenters:
Andrea Bowden, COTBC Director of Practice and Policy; 
Kathy Corbett, COTBC Registrar/CEO

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Indigenous Cultural Safety in Practice

canstockphoto_sunrise_72dpiWondering what the difference is between cultural sensitivity and cultural safety? Or perhaps you would like to know more about the principles and intent of Indigenous cultural safety.

Listen to this two-part webinar series and start to explore some of the potential implications for your clinical practice and organization. It’s guaranteed to underscore the importance of reflective practice as an occupational therapist.

Presenters:
Alison Gerlach, Jenny Morgan, and Kathy Corbett

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Regulatory Topics presented in 2015

These webinars cover a variety of regulatory topics to assist occupational therapists with the integration of College standards and relevant legislation into everyday practice.

The slides accompanying the recordings are not complete on their own. We recommend that you view the recording and use the slides to guide any note taking you may wish to do.

Managing Client Information
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Duty to Report/Professional Accountability
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Supervising Support Personnel
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Duty of Care/Capability of the OT to Work Safely
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Conflict of Interest
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Client Autonomy
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Obtaining Consent
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Professional Boundaries
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