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Criminal Record Screening Policy

November 2, 2018

The College has a duty to regulate midwifery in the public interest. One of the ways College will fulfill this duty effective April 1, 2019, is by requiring applicants and members to adhere to the new Criminal Record Screening Policy.

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Letter from the College President

November 2, 2018

To ensure we are fulfilling our mandate of protecting the public, all legislation and regulations that define and inform the practice and regulation of midwifery are under review.

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Ministry Submission Update

August 23, 2018

The Ministry reviewed our initial submission, requested some more information, and asked that we survey the membership. We have now responded to the Ministry's requests. You can read our response to the Ministry's questions here.

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Registration Regulation Consultation Deferred

April 5, 2018

In light of a few recent changes, the College's Council has decided to defer the changes to the Registration Regulation, O. Reg 168/11 so that we have some additional time to consider and develop policies and processes that will result from the proposed changes. Very recent external factors, such as the planned approval of new funding models of practice, will impact our registration practices significantly.  We will benefit from some additional time to consider these impacts in relation to the Registration Regulation and its currency, class change, and continuing competency requirements. Council plans to consider a revised Registration Regulation in December 2018.

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Jurisprudence Course: New Class Change Requirements

April 5, 2018

In accordance with the College's Registration Regulation, all members requesting a class change from the Inactive class to the General class of registration effective April 1, 2018, are required to show evidence of having completed the College’s Jurisprudence Course, unless the course was previously completed. Click here to read the more about class change requirements and the Jurisprudence Course.

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Ministry Submission for Scope of Practice Changes

April 5, 2018

The College is requesting a change to the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act, 2015, that would grant midwives the authority to order laboratory tests within their scope of practice as defined by the Midwifery Act, 1991.

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