CSHBC has prepared FAQs on inter-professional collaborative practice, with a focus on RSLPs and providing feeding and swallowing management care to clients.
CSHBC understands that a BC Government directive that all health care workers, volunteers, contractors, and visitors wear medical masks in patient areas of health-care facilities does not, for now, extend to requiring medical masking in private health care clinics.
CSHBC will hold its final Public Engagement Forum (PEF) on October 26, 2023, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm on Zoom. Registration for the PEF is required. The registration deadline is October 23, 2023.
A registrant who fails to renew registration by the deadline of March 31, 2024, will have their registration cancelled automatically. Once a person’s registration is cancelled, the person becomes a former registrant. There are significant consequences of having your registration cancelled and becoming a former registrant.
CSHBC will celebrate international Allied Health Professionals Day on October 14, 2023. The day recognizes the significant contributions of the allied health workforce, including RAUDs, RHIPs, and RSLPs and other allied health professionals.
Minister of Health Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry have announced actions to protect communities during the upcoming respiratory illness season. The actions include a requirement that all health care workers, volunteers, contractors, and visitors wear medical masks in patient areas of health-care facilities. There is no indication at this time that the medical masking requirement applies to private sector clinics.
Nine BC health profession regulatory colleges, including CSHBC, have jointly released a comprehensive progress report outlining Indigenous cultural safety, cultural humility, and anti-racism activities in the two years since signing a Statement of Apology and Commitment to Action.
CSHBC has been working closely with other BC health profession regulatory colleges, the Ministry of Health, and consultants on planning and preparation for amalgamations of the colleges to take place in mid-2024. As a result of this work, there are several amalgamation updates to share.
CSHBC will hold the College’s final Public Engagement Forum (PEF) on October 26, 2023. Please submit questions for CSHBC to answer at the PEF by October 5, 2023. The College will provide a pre-registration link in early October.
Registrants who change to Non-practising registration are still subject to Quality Assurance & Professional Practice (QAPP) Program requirements specified in the CSHBC Bylaws.