This document simplifies and summarizes the Health Professions Act for the benefit of employers, public members, and regulated health professionals. 

We’ve highlighted areas that are relevant to Employers:

  • Health Professional Regulatory Colleges – page 6
  • Registration as a Health Professional –  page 12
  • College Registers – page 15
  • Mandatory Registration – page 17
  • Students – page 18
  • Unregulated Health Providers – page 20
  • Guidance and Oversight – page 22
  • Restricted Activities – page 26 
  • Protection of Titles – page 28
  • Access to Information and Confidentiality – page 33
  • Practice Permits – page 36 & 37
  • Continuing Competency Programs – page 38
  • Practice Visits – page 41
  • Incapacity – page 42
  • Complaints – page 45
  • Alternative Complaint Resolution – page 48
  • Investigations – page 52
  • Discipline Hearings – page 56
  • Liability Insurance – page 58
HPA Handbook