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CSHBC News /
Cameron Cowper appointed Chief Regulatory Officer of the College of Health and Care Professionals of British Columbia

Cameron Cowper, currently CSHBC Registrar and CEO, has been appointed Chief Regulatory Officer of the College of Health and Care Professionals of British Columbia (CHCPBC). Seven BC health profession regulatory colleges, including CSHBC, will amalgamate on June 28, 2024, and form CHCPBC.

Notice to the Professions /
Certification now requires practice hours reporting as a condition of renewal

Effective April 2, 2024, as a condition of certification renewal, by March 31 of the year a valid Certified Practice (CP) certificate is set to expire, registrants who wish to renew their certification must obtain and report 20 practice hours relevant to the services authorized by the relevant CP certificate.

CSHBC News /
Spring 2024 session of CSHBC HID Practical Exam will be limited to retakes from Fall 2023

The Spring 2024 session of the CSHBC Hearing Instrument Dispensing (HID) Practical Exam will be limited to a small number of Exam retake candidates from the Fall 2023 session. As usual, the Spring 2024 session will be administered at Douglas College, Coquitlam Campus, and will take place on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

Notice to the Professions /
Update for registrants on amalgamation of CSHBC with six other health regulatory colleges on June 28, 2024

CSHBC and six other health profession regulatory colleges will amalgamate in three months on June 28, 2024. As such, CSHBC is providing an update for registrants about amalgamation. The update includes questions and answers about amalgamation.

Notice to the Professions /
Important reminder to registrants: March 31, 2024, is the deadline for renewal of registration(s) and certification(s) expiring on that date

Registrants who have not renewed their registration for 2024/2025 and wish to maintain their Full, Conditional, and/or Non-practising registration, are reminded that the registration renewal deadline is March 31, 2024. Registrants who wish to maintain their professional status and licenses to practise as RAUDs, RHIPs, or RSLPs in BC must renew their registration(s) in the CSHBC Registrant Portal by March 31, 2024. In addition, registrants with certification(s) (Certified Practice certificates) expiring on March 31, 2024, must renew these certificates in the Registrant Portal by that deadline.

Notice to the Professions /
Maintaining confidentiality of CSHBC examination contents

CSHBC reminds registrants and applicants who participate in the College’s Hearing Instrument Dispensing Practical Examination (HID Practical Exam) to uphold their professional and ethical duty to maintain confidentiality of CSHBC examination contents.

Notice to the Professions /
CSHBC creates Standards & Legislation section on College’s website

CSHBC has created a Standards & Legislation section on the College’s website to enable registrants, applicants, and others to more easily locate information on regulatory requirements for RAUDs, RHIPs, and RSLPs.

CSHBC News /
Ministry of Health confirms name of amalgamated college: College of Health and Care Professionals of British Columbia

The BC Ministry of Health has confirmed the name of the new multi-profession health regulatory college that will be created when CSHBC and six other existing colleges legally amalgamate on June 28, 2024: College of Health and Care Professionals of British Columbia.

CSHBC News /
CEO appointed for new multi-profession health regulatory college that will be created when seven colleges, including CSHBC, amalgamate

As part of the process to prepare for amalgamation on June 28, 2024, of seven BC health profession regulatory colleges, including CSHBC, Dianne Millette has been appointed CEO of the new amalgamated college.

Notice to the Professions /
Registration and Certified Practice certificate renewal has opened in the Registrant Portal; renewal deadline of March 31, 2024

Registration renewal for the 2024/2025 registration year has opened. Registrants who wish to maintain their professional status and licenses to practice as RAUDs, RHIPs, or RSLPs in BC must renew their registration(s) in the CSHBC Registrant Portal by March 31, 2024. In addition, registrants with Certified Practice certificates expiring on March 31, 2024, must renew these certificates in the Registrant Portal by that deadline.