LECTURE 10A - Regulated Health Professions

LECTURE 10A - Regulated Health Professions - Regulated...

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Regulated Health Professions and the Medical Profession November 22, 2011 *Information is taken from Chapter 12 in Health, Illness, and Medicine in Canada (2008) by J. N. Clarke (and from other sources where indicated) Current Lecture Adapted/Developed by Professor: Dr. Sonia Gulati
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Information is taken from Chapter 12: Health, Illness, and Medicine in Canada. Clarke 2008 Topics to be Covered Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 Regulated Health Professions and Colleges To examine: - Medical practice as a profession - Medical profession – process & ideology *Readings: Chapter 12: Pages 293-299 *Helpful websites: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/program/pro/pro_mn.html http://www.cpso.on.ca/ http://www.healthforceontario.ca/Work/OutsideOntario/HealthProfessio nalsOutsideOntario.aspx
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PART 1: REGULATED HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND COLLEGES
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What is the difference between regulated and unregulated professions? Information is taken from Chapter 12: Health, Illness, and Medicine in Canada. Clarke 2008, p. 298
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RHPA, 1991 , created governing bodies, called colleges , to regulate the activities of professional service providers in 23 disciplines in the province of Ontario. http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_91r18_e.htm http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/program/pro/procol_dt.html Each college, directed by a council of professional members and members of the public, has a mandate to establish: - entry to practice standards; preferred practice guidelines; code of ethics; quality assurance program; sexual abuse prevention program; professional misconduct regulations; and continuing competence measurements *… all in the public interest. http://www.caslpo.com/AboutTheProfessions/Whyus earegulatedhealthprofessional/tabid/78/Default.aspx Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
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If the college’s primary aim is to protect the public interest, who ‘protects’ the health professional?
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Professions Act, 1991 http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/program/pr o/procol_dt.html 1. College of Audiologists and Speech- Language Pathologists of Ontario 2. College of Chiropodists of Ontario 3. College of Chiropractors of Ontario 4. College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario 5. Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario 6. College of Dental Technologists of Ontario 7. College of Denturists of Ontario 8. College of Dietitians of Ontario 9. College of Massage Therapists of Ontario 10. College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario 11. College of Medical Radiation Technologists 12. College of Midwives of Ontario 13. College of Nurses of Ontario 14. College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario 15. College of Opticians of Ontario 16. College of Optometrists of Ontario 17. Ontario College of Pharmacists 18. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario 19. College of Physiotherapists of Ontario 20. College of Psychologists of Ontario 21. College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario Health Care Professions: Regulation (Ontario)
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