CSHBC is now accepting nominations for RAUDS, RHIPS, and RSLPs to run in the upcoming CSHBC Board election to be held in August 2022. Nominations close July 15, 2022.
The Provincial Health Officer (PHO) has updated an order on COVID-19 vaccination status of BC health professionals. The amended order requires vaccination status collection by BC health regulatory colleges to be an ongoing requirement.
CSHBC has produced a new protocol document — Delegating Ear Impressions to Non-Registrant IATs — that clarifies the process for delegating ear impressions to non-registrants.
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has released aggregate data on the COVID-19 vaccination status of regulated health professionals in BC, including RAUDs, RHIPs, and RSLPs.
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has issued new guidance to BC health professionals regarding mask use and infection prevention and control.
Following a review of the regulatory status of hearing instrument practitioners (HIPs) in other Canadian provinces and territories, CSHBC recognizes Nova Scotia as a regulated HIP jurisdiction and rescinds recognition of Ontario as a regulated HIP jurisdiction.
Important reminder to all registrants: the deadline for renewing your registration as RAUDs, RHIPs, or RSLPs for 2022/2023 is March 31, 2022.
While BC has ended its indoor mask requirement, registrants are expected to comply with guidance from the BC Centre for Disease Control that is relevant to mask use in the clinic environment.
Next steps for registrants and questions and answers about the Provincial Health Officer’s Order.
BC’s Provincial Health Officer has issued a new public heath Order that requires health regulatory colleges, including CSHBC, to record COVID-19 vaccination status of all registrants by March 31, 2022.