Are holiday gifts from your patients risk free? It’s a tough question without an easy “black and white” answer. Consider our guidelines on what to say when a wrapped box of chocolates appear before you.
Earlier today, the Ministry of Health outlined its proposal for modernizing B.C.’s health regulatory framework. This proposal came in response to recommendations made by Harry Cayton in his report, An Inquiry into the College of Dental Surgeons and the Health Professions Act, which was released in April 2019. The report, Modernizing the provincial health profession [...]
On November 4, 2019, Part 3 of the Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act came into force (review the Order in Council) . While occupational therapists will be familiar with Part 2 of the Act, which describes obligations related to obtaining consent for health care services (e.g., occupational therapy services), Part 3 of [...]
The College of Occupational Therapists of BC is looking for a motivated person to join our team. The College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC) regulates the profession of occupational therapy to ensure that occupational therapists (OTs) in BC deliver safe, ethical, and competent occupational therapy services. COTBC is responsible for delivering a Quality Assurance [...]
Connect with us, your professional association CAOT-BC and UBC’s Department of OSOT for a stimulating day of updates, networking, recognition, and inspiration! Register for the event by October 30. Read more info...