Health Professions Act

  • Province of Alberta
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Abstract

In May 1999, the Alberta Legislative Assembly passed the Health Professions Act (HPA) to regulate all 30 self-governing health professions. This legislation will require all health professional colleges to follow common rules to investigate complaints and set educational and practice standards for registered members. The HPA will also increase public representation on college boards and in disciplinary processes. As a member of a regulated health profession, you will find the new legislation affects your practice, your clients and the professional organizations you are affiliated with. The HPA provides new definitions, requirements and expectations for your scope of practice, registration, continuing competence and the disciplinary process. This is a general guide to how the HPA affects all regulated health professions. Your regulatory college will provide you with more information about how the act will affect your profession, once your profession’s regulations take effect. H

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