The College of Occupational Therapists of BC sets standards that registered occupational therapists are required to meet. This ensures the public is provided with safe and ethical practice by competent therapists.

In BC the standards of practice for occupational therapists are guided by the following documents:

Code of Ethics

College Bylaws

Essential Competencies of Practice for Occupational Therapists in Canada – 3rd Edition

Practice Standards and Guidelines

Scope of Practice Statements

Advisory Statements