Spring 2016 - Bill 14: Health Professions Amendment Act

The Health Professions Act of 2001 provided for professional standards of practice and established common procedures for such things as handling complaints and disciplinary action.

Bill 14 will add Physician Assistants under the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and add Medical Diagnostic Sonographers under the Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists, marking the first step toward making them regulated professions in the province.  

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Bill 14 passed third reading on May 24, 2016 and came into force May 27, 2016.

Press releases

Amendments to Health Professions Act would make Physician Assistants and Medical Diagnostic Sonographers regulated professions in Alberta

Links & Resources

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