Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists

Standards and Guidelines

Proposed Practice Standards

As a member of the College you are invited to make representation (preferably electronic i.e email, MS Word etc.) concerning any aspect of proposed Practice Standards. Submissions are to be sent to the Executive Director PRIOR to the submission deadline in red below.

Listed below are Practice Standards to be approved by the College
There are currently no standards out for review

Definitions

An Advisory Statement is issued to advise and provide guidance to practitioners on issues / practices they need to be aware of and adhere to.

A Practice Guideline is the recommended approach to a specific professional task and allows for professional judgement in decision making.

A Practice Standard is the mandated and expected performance standard for a particular task.

Official Marks

Official marks are words that have been registered by the Alliance with the CIPO. Physiotherapists should be aware of the following.