COVID-19

Public consultations

Your feedback is valuable.

Ontario health regulators often seek feedback from the public, health professionals and others when developing policies, guidelines and other documents.

Your feedback helps us identify and assess the issues that concern the public. It helps us develop the policies and standards that guide the work of regulated health professionals and help colleges protect you.

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College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO)

Professional Development Program Policy Consultation

As part of the CRTO’s implementation of the new Policy Framework, we are going through a process of refreshing and revising our public facing policy documents, in a phased approach. The Quality Assurance Committee’s Professional Development Policy is one of the documents that has been updated. We have gone through a rigorous policy development process to ensure the document is relevant, and up-to-date. This policy was last reviewed in May 2020, and the most significant change since then is that the policy has been revised to be concise, yet its intent and direction remains the same.

We welcome your feedback on this policy.

Link to consultation: https://crto.informz.ca/survistapro/sn.asp?gid=FDF3F80A-1B36-4848-97E0-44E91030B5F3

The deadline to provide feedback is December 15, 2021.

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College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO)

Entry-to-Practice Competency Assessment Policy Consultation

As part of the CRTO’s implementation of the new Policy Framework, we are going through a process of refreshing and revising our public facing policy documents, in a phased approach. The Entry-to-Practice Competency Assessment policy has been updated to reflect the CRTO’s new policy template and has been revised to capture high-level information regarding the entry-to-practice assessment.

We welcome your feedback on this policy.

Link to consultation: https://crto.informz.ca/survistapro/sn.asp?gid=4C4D5B13-0209-45EB-B071-95D670962371

The deadline to provide feedback is December 15, 2021.

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College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO)

Language Proficiency Requirements Policy Consultation

As part of the CRTO’s implementation of the new Policy Framework, we are going through a process of refreshing and revising our public facing policy documents, in a phased approach. Within the Language Proficiency Requirements Policy, minor changes were made to reflect changes to the administration of the CanTEST and TESTcan tests. As of August 15, 2021, the University of Ottawa no longer administers language proficiency tests. As such, test scores by CanTEST and TESTcan will no longer be valid after August 15, 2022. Although the policy was updated to reflect the CRTO’s new policy template, the intent of the original policy and the required English and French language proficiency test scores and providers have not changed.

We welcome your feedback on this policy.

Link to consultation: https://crto.informz.ca/survistapro/sn.asp?gid=83379340-DC2B-45F2-9E10-57DCFD5EB621

The deadline to provide feedback is December 15, 2021.

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College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO)

Registration Currency Policy Consultation

As part of the CRTO’s implementation of the new Policy Framework, we are going through a process of refreshing and revising our public facing policy documents, in a phased approach. The Registration Currency Policy has been revised to ensure its relevance to existing registration practices, legislation, and readability, and to incorporate gender-neutral language. Specific changes have been made to the descriptions of the terms, conditions, and limitations that can be imposed on a certificate of registration. It is important to note that no changes were made to the intent or the direction of the original policy.

We welcome your feedback on this policy.

Link to consultation: https://crto.informz.ca/survistapro/sn.asp?gid=7FCAE1E0-3B67-43BD-8CD0-C74B193FFFC7

The deadline to provide feedback is December 15, 2021.

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College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO)

Labour Mobility Policy Consultation

As part of the CRTO’s implementation of the new Policy Framework, we are going through a process of refreshing and revising our public facing policy documents, in a phased approach. The Labour Mobility: Applicants from Regulated Canadian Jurisdictions Policy has been updated to reflect the CRTO’s new policy template. Although the policy was revised to ensure its relevance to existing registration practices and legislation, the intent of the original policy has not changed.

We welcome your feedback on this policy.

Link to consultation: https://crto.informz.ca/survistapro/sn.asp?gid=D2EC2474-F8F1-4216-A4F8-74D38927C727

The deadline to provide feedback is December 15, 2021.

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Citizen Advisory Group

The Citizen Advisory Group helps bring the patient voice and perspective to 18 health regulatory Colleges in Ontario. To find out more, visit their website at citizenadvisorygroup.org.

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