Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners/Acupuncturists

Our firm works with traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists who face regulatory issues at the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (“CTCMPAO”).  We will assist traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists on the following regulatory issues:

  • Advising traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists on issues related to the Regulated Health Professions Act and the Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006 and its Regulations, including Professional Misconduct, Quality Assurance, and Registration, as well as the College’s Professional Practice Standards and Guidelines;
  • Working with traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists to respond to allegations of professional misconduct;
  • Responding to various inquiries at the CTCMPAO, including drafting responses to complaints that are reviewed by a panel of the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (“ICRC”) at the College;
  • Advocating on behalf of traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists at discipline hearings;
  • Assisting with registration applications;
  • Representing traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists in appeals before the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (“HPARB”) (e.g. where a decision of the ICRC has been made);
  • Reporting past history, including criminal charges and findings of guilt, to the CTCMPAO; and
  • Advising traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists on other practice issues that may arise, including employment and contractual issues, fitness to practice, unauthorized practice, and privacy and confidentiality.

ARTICLES

Responding to Complaints at the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario

Reviewing Decisions of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario at the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (HPARB)