January 12, 2018
The College has worked closely with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to make amendments to the Controlled Acts Regulation under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. The changes to the regulation clarify that midwives are now authorized to both order and apply soundwaves for pregnancy diagnostic ultrasound or pelvic diagnostic ultrasound to their clients.
When applying ultrasound, all midwives must meet the following requirements:
You can read more about the changes to the regulation here, and we will provide more information on the impact of these changes in the coming weeks.