COTBC News

Practice Guidance: Hospital and Community COVID-19 Vaccination Status Information and Preventative Measures

On October 14, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) posted the Hospital and Community (Health Care and Other Services) COVID-19 Vaccination Status Information and Preventive Measures Order. Registrants are encouraged to review COTBC's new Practice Guidance to learn how the October 14 Order may impact their practice.

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2021 AGM: Registration and Call for Questions

COTBC’s 2021 AGM will be held Friday, November 5, 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In the continuing interest of safety and to best support registrants from across the province to attend, this year’s AGM will again be conducted virtually. Given the online format, participants will be able to observe the proceedings, and listen, but will [...]

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COTBC Observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Thursday, September 30, 2021, will mark Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation “to commemorate the history and ongoing trauma caused by residential schools and to honour those who were lost and the survivors, families and communities who continue to grieve.” The September 30 date is also observed as Orange Shirt Day, promoting recognition of [...]

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Notice of 2021 Annual General Meeting

The College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia is pleased to inform registrants that the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held: Friday, November 5, 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Given the ongoing pandemic situation and to best support registrants from across the province to be able to attend, this year’s AGM will be [...]

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Call for Board Nominations 2021

Play an important role in the COTBC election by nominating the best possible candidate or decide to run for yourself. Those who have served confirm it is a positive and rewarding professional experience. Registrant participation on the Board is a healthy reflection of the profession's commitment to protecting the public. The deadline for nominations is [...]

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COTBC Statement on COVID Misinformation

Occupational therapists occupy a position of public trust due to their knowledge and training in a specific field of health. Their ethical and professional responsibility is to provide information and advice that is factual, backed by science and directly related to their professional designation/scope of practice. This responsibility extends to professional and personal opinions and [...]

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