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Guiding Documents

Guiding Documents

College of Midwives of Ontario Guides

A guide is a document that outlines procedures and actions related to an activity covered in the legislation or regulation and assists members with their understanding of College requirements or legal obligations imposed by other authorities.

As the College creates and updates guides, we will post them here.

Professional Misconduct Guide

Guide on Compliance with Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA)

Guide on Mandatory Reporting Obligations 

Guide on Removing & Withholding Information Under s. 23 of the Code

 

College of Midwives of Ontario Guidelines

Guidelines are mere suggestions for best practices. They do not set a minimum standard and are, therefore, not mandatory. In other words, guidelines, are a “word to the wise.”

As the College creates and updates guidelines, we will post them here.

Guideline on Appropriate Professional Behaviour with Clients

Guideline on Managing Personal & Practice Health

Guideline for Midwives Using Social Media & Guideline for Midwives Using Electronic Communications

Guideline for Reporting Sexual Abuse

 

Position Statements

Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section and Choice of Birthplace Position Statement

Joint statement from the College of Midwives of Ontario and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario on Interprofessional Collaboration

 

Q&As

Complaints Process for Midwives

Scope of Practice Changes – Ultrasound

 

Guides for Clients and Members of the Public

Guide to Filing a Complaint

Guide on Funding Therapy and Counselling 

Sexual Abuse Complaints Guide