Continuous quality improvement
The College assesses and continues to improve its regulatory and governance processes with clear, measurable outcomes.
- Deliver a suite of educational sessions to all board and committees to address unconscious bias, cultural safety and humility, trauma informed care, administrative fairness and best practices in governance.
- Review and revise all governance policies to ensure College committees and their chairs are effectively fulfilling their regulatory mandate.
Cultural safety and humility
The College addresses Indigenous-specific systemic racism by embedding cultural safety and humility into its regulatory processes, daily operations, governance structures and standards expected of registrants.
- Develop and implement a practice standard for registrants for Cultural Safety and Humility at point-of-care.
- Identify opportunities to make the complaints process safer and more accessible to Indigenous people.
- Create a new identity for the College, including a new graphic emblem (logo) to replace the crest, which reflects our current-day values of accessibility and inclusivity.
The College is agile and able to change as necessary in response to external forces and future context. The College uses data to make informed strategic decisions about change in order to enhance its regulatory impact.
- Continue toward establishing a provincial prescription monitoring program.
- Examine the role that the Prescription Review Program plays in the field of antibiotic stewardship.
- Work with the Ministry of Health to improve data sharing agreements.
The College shares information and consults widely with the public, health partners and registrants on matters of mutual interest and importance.
- Engage with registrants, health partners, Ministry of Health and members of the public to ensure practice standards and guidelines are relevant, current and easy to operationalize.
- Continue to take a lead role in supporting the BC Public Advisory Network to ensure this forum for obtaining public feedback on regulatory topics remains valuable and sustainable.
- Transition the College’s existing in-person educational workshops to online modules to broaden reach to registrants across the province and provide enduring flexibility in course format and content.