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Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
56 Wellesley St W.,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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On March 26, 2010, the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, the Hon. Deb Matthews directed HPRAC to reference a previous HPRAC report and "make recommendations on the currency of, and any additions to, advice provided in relation to the regulation of Diagnostic Sonographers". On May 7, 2013, the Minister noted that there may be additional considerations related to the regulation of the profession, and further directed HPRAC to "conduct a broad public consultation with key groups and stakeholders within the diagnostic sonographer community who may not have been included in the original review." The Minister extended the timeline for this referral and requested that HPRAC submit its advice by June 30, 2014.
Along with other research, the following reviews were completed in support of the final recommendation:
HPRAC received an application from OAMRS seeking the regulation of diagnostic sonographers under the RHPA. The application was posted for comments during the consultation period.
Submissions were made to HPRAC through an online survey portal; or by submitting the survey to HPRAC through other means; or by providing views in the form of a letter.
To ensure transparency, the stakeholder comments HPRAC received are posted according to access to information guidelines (for guidelines, visit http://www.hprac.org/en/privacy.asp).
Stakeholder Feedback, Part I reports on survey submissions.
Stakeholder Feedback, Part II reports on other submissions.
Following consultation, stakeholders had an additional 2 week period to comment on the submissions received.
On June 27, 2014, HPRAC submitted its report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on whether the diagnostic sonography profession should be regulated under the RHPA. On August 24, 2015 the Minister publicly released the report.
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