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Health Protection and Promotion Act

R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 566

QUALIFICATIONS OF BOARDS OF HEALTH STAFF

Consolidation Period: From January 1, 2018 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: 496/17.

Legislative History: 600/91, 630/00, 496/17.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

1. (1) The requirements for employment as a medical officer of health or an associate medical officer of health in addition to those set out in section 64 of the Act are that the person be the holder of,

(a) a fellowship in public health preventive medicine from The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada;

(b) a certificate, diploma or degree from a university in Canada that is granted after not less than one academic year of full time post graduate studies or its equivalent in public health comprising,

(i) epidemiology,

(ii) quantitative methods,

(iii) management and administration, and

(iv) disease prevention and health promotion; or

(c) a qualification from a university outside Canada that is considered by the Minister to be equivalent to the qualifications set out in clause (b).  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 566, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 496/17, s. 1.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a medical officer of health or associate medical officer of health who was employed by a board of health on the 1st day of July, 1984.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 566, s. 1 (2).

2.-5. Revoked: O. Reg. 496/17, s. 2.

6. The “public health nursing education” prescribed for the purposes of clause 71 (3) (a) of the Act is,

(a) a certificate or diploma obtained after not less than one academic year in public health nursing; or

(b) a nursing degree that includes preparation in public health nursing.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 566, s. 6.

7. Revoked: O. Reg. 496/17, s. 2.

 

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