Regulatory Education Program

Posted On: February 5, 2024

(Toronto, ON) – The College of Naturopaths of Ontario is pleased to announce its preliminary line up for the Regulatory Education Program (REP) for 2024.

The Regulatory Education Program provides Registrants as well as members of the public access to free virtual educational programming that is focused directly on key regulatory concepts and rules. It is intended to allow Registrants and the public to learn more about the regulatory framework which governs NDs in Ontario and to help NDs not only comply, but to avoid potential issues that present a risk of harm to the public.

The following topics are scheduled for 2024:

  • Complaints and Investigations – March 11, 2024 @ 11:30 am
  • Delegation – April 26, 2024 @ 12:30 pm
  • Understanding Drugs and Substances – May 13, 2024 @ 12:00 pm
  • Regulated Health Professionals and the Patient’s Pathway – June 10, 2024 @ 11:30 am
  • Mandatory Reporting Requirements – July 17, 2024 @ 12:00 pm
  • Record Keeping – August 12, 2024 @ 12:00 pm
  • Privacy of Patient Health Records – November 2024 @ 11:30 am
  • Substitute Decision Making – December 13, 2024 @ 12:30 pm

All sessions run for approximately one hour and, subject to final approval by the Quality Assurance Committee, are eligible for 1 continuing education credit in jurisprudence. Our presenters are registrants of the College with extensive regulatory experience. Sessions are supported by knowledgeable College staff.

Please note that all dates and times are subject to change. Watch the College’s website for more information on these sessions over the coming year and on how to register.

And don’t forget, all the sessions delivered in 2023 are still available for on-line viewing. Topics include:

  • Navigating the Complexities of Consent, featuring Dr. Kim Bretz, ND,
  • Scope of Practice: Demystifying Practice Parameters, featuring Dr. Danielle O’Connor, ND,
  • Health Profession Advertising in the Age of Social Media, featuring Dr. Jordan Robertson, ND,
  • Telepractice in the Post-pandemic Era, featuring Dr. Adam Gratton, ND, and
  • Identifying the lines governing Sexual Abuse in Health Care, featuring Dr. Shelley Burns, ND.

For more information or to register, visit the College’s website.


Andrew Parr, CAE
Chief Executive Officer
January 18, 2024

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