Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
56 Wellesley St W.,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Telephone and Facsimile
HPRAC will assess unregulated health professions to determine whether to recommend them for regulation under the RHPA only if the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care directs the Advisory Council do so. HPRAC also wishes to remind interested parties that the purpose of regulation under the RHPA is to protect the public. The onus is on the applicant to provide sufficient evidence to HPRAC so the Advisory Council can effectively asses the application against the criteria for regulation of a new profession under the RHPA.
You can review further details about the HPRAC criteria and the process for regulating a new health profession under the RHPA.
HPRAC has prepared criteria that it relies on in the consideration of advice to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care concerning a potential change in the scope of practice of a health profession in Ontario. HPRAC's recommendations will be based on its assessment of the profession's ability to meet the criteria for a change in its scope of practice, and the need for such a change.In addition to standard questions, the applicant may be asked to address additional questions that are relevant, either to the specific issue raised by the Minister, or that HPRAC believes are necessary.
An application guide has been developed which describes HPRAC's criteria in a scope of practice review; and includes the standard questions.