In accordance with the Health Professions Act, the College is responsible for delivering a Quality Assurance Program (QAP) that supports and monitors continued competence.
All registered occupational therapists in B.C. must participate in and satisfy the annual requirements of the program.
How the Quality Assurance Program Works
The Quality Assurance Program (QAP) has three elements and is currently under review and development by COTBC’s Quality Assurance Committee.
Annual Continuing Competence Review
The purpose of the Annual Continuing Competence Review (ACCR) is to support and enhance occupational therapists’ continued competence.
Occupational therapists in BC are asked to demonstrate that they meet the profession’s standards of practice and professional conduct by successfully completing the Competence Assessment process. This process is currently under review by the Quality Assurance Committee.
Occupational therapists who are required to complete Competence Improvement will work with College staff to develop a customized, personalized, and confidential Practice Enhancement Plan.
Have questions about the QAP? See Quality Assurance Program FAQs.