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Regulation of health care professionals

In Canada concerns such as conduct of health care professionals and standards are governed by provincial or territorial legislation.

The professions are also accorded self-regulation and authority.

Selected materials applicable to the regulation of health care professionals

Downie, Chapter 2.

Conference Board of Canada, Achieving Public Protection through Collaborative Self-regulation: Reflections for a New Paradigm (Ottawa: The Conference Board of Canada, 2007)
Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council, Regulation of health professionals in Ontario (Toronto: Gibson Library Connections 2008) R837.A2
British Columbia Health Professions Council, Safe choices: A New Model for Regulating Health Professions in British Columbia, Part I (Victoria: Ministry of Health, 2001)  J103 C3M5 101-05324 (Microforms Centre)
British Columbia: Office of the Ombudsman, Self-governance in the health professions: the Ombudsman's perspective. (Victoria: The Office, 2003).  J103 C3M5 103-04206 (Microforms Centre)
J. Casey, The Regulation of Professions in Canada (Scarborough: Carswell, 1994-)  KE2700 C38 1994

Institute of Medicine (US), Redesigning continuing education in the health professions (Washington: National Academies Press, 2010). 
R.I. Field, Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007).  RA395 A3F535 2007 (McPherson Library)

Legislation applicable to the regulation of health care professionals

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