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Current Newsletters

Read the May News Bulletin for important changes to the Protecting Patients Act and the RHPA, 1991 that came into effect for Members and patients on May 1, 2018.

Mandatory Self-Reporting

NDs need to be aware of new mandatory reporting obligations.Learn what needs to be reported and access the report form.

Mandatory Reporting of Patient Privacy Breaches

NDs need to be aware of new mandatory reporting obligations under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) that took effect October 1.

Complaints and Reports Under Investigation

As part of the College’s commitment to transparency, we now include summaries of outstanding complaint investigations on our website, anonymously referenced by complaint file number.

Things to KnOw

Important information to keep you informed and up to date with the College and its activities.

About the Prescribing Standard, Course and Exam

Thinking of taking the Ontario Prescribing & Therapeutics Exam? Now is an ideal time to enroll in the course to be ready for the Fall 2018 exam.

iNformeD Summer 2018

Be iNformeD for Summer! Our latest newsletter features information about key lessons from a recent Discipline Hearing, articles about the IVIT Inspection Program, important changes about mandatory reporting and so much more.

Get the facts: new entry-to-practise exams

Learn more about the exams that will eventually replace the use of NPLEX in Ontario beginning in 2019.

Andrew's Corner

The blog of the Registrar of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario is open to the public and members of the profession to participate in by reviewing and providing comments. Posts are listed below by topic covered.
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Restricted Titles872e7751-842d-4e6e-ab5c-7a405f8d57ba2018-06-08 11:24:18 AM
Peer & Practice Assessments - Separating Fact from Fictiond37649bb-b28a-4725-9326-39a3076ee04e2018-05-22 11:14:34 AM
Providing Online Naturopathic Care59718836-4ca1-4268-a4a3-2dab54d66a362018-04-27 10:09:09 AM
I Do Solemnly Swear: Why it's Worth it to Carefully Complete Your Application for Registratione53ea7dc-762b-4966-89e0-10de21ea17162018-04-23 9:21:59 AM
Thank you to our many Volunteers92af4f6c-ba4e-45ab-822d-706b5d737e012018-04-18 8:51:36 AM
The “I Did Not Receive the Email” Defense Fails38c42050-5776-4ee8-a3a4-e3d53cea32c12018-04-13 10:44:51 AM

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