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.
Guide on Compliance with Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) (Please note that amendments have been made to PHIPA that affect midwives, read about these amendments here.)
*Effective June 1, 2021* Midwifery Scope of Practice
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.
As the College creates and updates guidelines, we will post them here.
Guideline on Ending the Midwife-Client Relationship Note: This Guideline will change effective June 1, 2021. Please see below for the Guideline that will come into effect on June 1.
*Effective June 1, 2021*: Guideline on Ending the Midwife-Client Relationship
Jurisprudence Course Handbook
The Jurisprudence Course Handbook contains important principles that all midwives must know and is a valuable resource.