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January 18, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements, College News

New reprocessing requirements for ultrasound probes

The Ministry of Health has directed that the Provincial Infection Control Network of BC’s Recommendations for Cleaning and Disinfection in Medical Ultrasound to Prevent Human Papillomavirus Transmission must be implemented as soon as possible and no later than July 31, 2018.

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January 12, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance on January 13 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

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January 2, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance - 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

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December 21, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Holiday closures 2017

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December 18, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Service disruption

The College is currently experiencing issues with its service provider.

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December 13, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Wednesday, December 13

The College is closed at 12 p.m. today and will resume business at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow.

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December 12, 2017  | Posted in: Regulatory Action

Disciplinary action re: Dr. Nima Rabbani Farani

Dr. Nima Rabbani Farani, a surgical assistant, has admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct.

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December 6, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Now online: College Connector Volume 5 | No. 6

November/December issue now available. Read it here.

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November 28, 2017  | Posted in: Announcements

Revised and updated – Physician Privacy Toolkit

To assist physicians in meeting their obligations under the Personal Information Protection Act, SBC 2003, c.63 in this digital age, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (OIPC), the Doctors of BC, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC have partnered to update the BC Physician Privacy Toolkit, which was originally published in 2004 and subsequently updated in 2009.

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