Category Archives: Registration and Fitness

Registration and Substantial Equivalence: Inadequate Reasons

Many registration committees must exercise their discretion to assess substantial equivalence when considering aspects of an application for registration made by foreign applicants. In doing so, if committees reject applicants on the basis of a failure to meet substantially equivalent…

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BC HPRB: Labour mobility, reciprocal registration and US licensees

The Health Professions Review Board (HPRB) addressed the ability of an applicant to obtain “reciprocal” registration with a health college in British Columbia, based on his former unregulated practice in another Canadian jurisdiction, and his current licensed practice in a…

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