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Physiotherapists Advisory Committee

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Address: 307 Black Street, Box 2703 C-5, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-5111| Fax: 867-667-3609


Mandate

  • Advise Yukon government about:
    • educational and practice standards to be set for physiotherapists,
    • educational programs for physiotherapists, and
    • qualifications for registration;
  • At the request of the Registrar to:
    • review applications for registration,
    • advise on what to do about complaints about unprofessional conduct, and
    • advise on the composition of the Discipline Committee;
  • Provide and publicize the functions and areas of competence and standards of practice for physiotherapists;
  • Develop and review clinical practice statements for physiotherapists;
  • Participate in national initiatives and provide feedback to the Registrar; and
  • Perform any other tasks requested by the Minister in keeping with the purposes of the Act.

Authority:

Period: April 1, 2007 to present
Type: Advisory


Membership

The Minister appoints at least 3 members. One of the members is appointed as Chair.

Appointment process: Ministerial appointment

Requirements: Members must be registrants in the full or inactive registers of the Physiotherapist’s Registrar as per the Physiotherapists Regulation.

Term: Maximum 3 years.

Meetings: At the call of the Chair and no less than once annually to update clinical practice statements for distribution by the Registrar.

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Current members:

Name Position From: To:
Phillips, Thane   Member    02/10/2016    02/09/2019