C-26, r. 115 - Regulation respecting the committee on training of occupational therapists

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chapter C-26, r. 115
Regulation respecting the committee on training of occupational therapists
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS — PROFESSIONAL CODE — COMMITTEE ON TRAINING
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 184).
C-26
September 1 2012
1. A committee on training is hereby established within the Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 1.
2. The committee is an advisory committee whose mandate is to examine matters related to the quality of the occupational therapists’ training, in keeping with the respective and complementary jurisdictions of the Order, of the educational institutions at the university level and of the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.
Quality of training means the appropriateness of training in relation to the professional skills to be acquired to practise the profession of occupational therapist.
The committee shall consider, in respect of training,
(1)  the objectives of the training programs provided by educational institutions at the university level leading to a diploma giving access to a permit or a specialist’s certificate;
(2)  the objectives of the other terms and conditions for the issue of permits or specialists’ certificates that may be imposed by regulation of the board of directors, such as a professional training period, a course or an examination;
(3)  the standards of diploma or training equivalence provided for by regulation of the board of directors, giving access to a permit or a specialist’s certificate.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 2; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
3. The committee shall be composed of 5 members chosen on the basis of their knowledge and duties carried out in matters of training as described in section 2.
The Conference of Rectors and Principals of Québec Universities shall appoint 2 members.
The Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology or his representative, the Deputy Minister or the Assistant Deputy Minister for Higher Education shall appoint 1 member and, if need be, a substitute.
The board of directors shall appoint 2 members of the Order, one of whom shall be chosen by the committee as the chair.
The committee may also authorize interested persons or representatives of interested bodies to take part in its meetings.
O.C. 401-2000, s.3; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
4. The term of office of committee members shall be 3 years.
The members shall remain in office until they are re-appointed or replaced.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 4.
5. The duties of the committee are
(1)  to review each year, in the light of the development in knowledge and practice and keeping in mind the protection of the public, the quality of training and to put any observations in a report to the board of directors;
(2)  to give an opinion to the board of directors, with respect to the quality of training,
(a)  on projects involving the review or development of objectives or standards referred to in the third paragraph of section 2;
(b)  on the means that could promote the quality of training, particularly by proposing solutions to the problems observed.
The committee shall include the point of view of each member in its report, where applicable, and in its opinion.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 5.
6. The members of the committee shall endeavour to collect information relevant to the committee’s duties from the bodies that appointed them or from any other interested body or person.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 6.
7. The chair shall determine the place and time of the committee’s meetings.
However, the chair shall call a meeting if at least 3 members so request.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 7.
8. The committee shall hold at least 2 meetings per year.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 8.
9. The quorum of the committee shall be 3 members and shall include 1 member appointed by the board of directors, 1 by the Conference and 1 by the Minister.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 9.
10. The secretarial services required by the committee shall be provided by the Order.
The secretary designated by the Order shall see to the drawing up and conservation of the committee’s minutes, reports and opinions.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 10.
11. The board of directors shall send copies of the committee’s report and opinion to the Conference, to the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and to the Office des professions du Québec.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 11; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
12. The annual report of the Order shall contain the conclusions of the committee’s report and opinions.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 12.
13. Notwithstanding the first paragraph of section 4, for the first committee established after 27 April 2000, the term of office of one of the members appointed by the board of directors and of one of those appointed by the Conference shall be 2 years.
O.C. 401-2000, s. 13.
14. This Regulation replaces the Regulation establishing a committee on training in occupational therapy (O.C. 779-83, 83-04-20).
O.C. 401-2000, s. 14.
15. (Omitted).
O.C. 401-2000, s. 15.
REFERENCES
O.C. 401-2000, 2000 G.O. 2, 1936
S.Q. 2008, c. 11, ss. 212 and 213
S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204