The Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists has a Quality Practice Program to help assure that licensed physiotherapists continue to practice competently throughout their professional career.
For a complete understanding of the Quality Practice Program click here.
Each Individual physiotherapist has the primary responsibility for maintaining his/her competence.
The Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists has the responsibility to audit physiotherapists to insure that practicing physiotherapists are continuing to practice competently throughout their professional career. To do this the College:
1) Undertakes in February of each year a review of one fifth of all members Professional Portfolios. To understand the demands of the Portfolio Review click here to review the email each physiotherapist will receive once every five (5) years that begins the process.
As a guide you can expect your Portfolio review to occur in: see chart here.
2) Undertakes Onsite Peer Assessments. This assessment process is currently under review; watch for further detail before the end of 2011.
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