O. Reg. 300/23: REGISTRATION
filed August 21, 2023 under Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 27Skip to content
ontario regulation 300/23
made under the
Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006
Made: August 3, 2023
Approved: August 17, 2023
Filed: August 21, 2023
Published on e-Laws: August 21, 2023
Published in The Ontario Gazette: September 9, 2023
Amending O. Reg. 27/13
1. Section 2 of Ontario Regulation 27/13 is amended by adding the following paragraph:
2. The Table to subsection 5 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following items:
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (Emergency)
R. TCMP (Emerg.)
R. Ac (Emerg.)
3. The Regulation is amended by adding the following sections:
Registration Requirements, Emergency class
20.1 The following are registration requirements for an Emergency certificate of registration:
1. The Minister must have requested that the College initiate registrations under this class based on the Minister’s opinion that emergency circumstances call for it or the Council must have determined, after taking into account all of the relevant circumstances that impact the ability of applicants to meet the ordinary registration requirements, that there are emergency circumstances, and that it is in the public interest that the College issue emergency certificates.
2. The applicant must have successfully completed a post-secondary program in traditional Chinese medicine that is approved by the Registration Committee and that,
i. in the case of a full traditional Chinese medicine program, consists of at least four years of full-time education, or education that is of equivalent duration, and
ii. in the case of a traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture program, consists of at least three years of full-time education, or education that is of equivalent duration.
3. The applicant must have successfully completed a program of clinical experience in the profession that is structured, comprehensive, supervised and evaluated and which consists of at least 45 weeks of clinical experience involving at least 500 hours of direct patient contact.
4. The applicant must have successfully completed the Safety Program that was set or approved by the Council or by a body that is approved by the Council for that purpose within the two years preceding the submitting of the application.
5. The applicant must have successfully completed the jurisprudence course set or approved by the Registration Committee within the two years preceding the submitting of the application.
Additional terms, etc., Emergency Class
20.2 The following are additional terms, conditions and limitations on every Emergency certificate of registration:
1. The member may only practise the profession under the supervision of a holder of a General certificate of registration who has been approved by the Registrar.
2. Upon the request of the Registrar, the member shall provide evidence satisfactory to the Registrar of the member’s compliance with the term, condition and limitation set out in paragraph 1 and shall provide such evidence within the time period set by the Registrar.
3. The member shall practise the profession a minimum of 170 patient visits during each 12-month period that they hold registration in the Emergency class.
4. If a member fails to meet the condition described in paragraph 3, the Registrar shall refer the member to the Quality Assurance Committee for a peer and practice assessment unless the member,
i. has successfully completed a refresher program approved by the Registration Committee, or
ii. has resigned their Emergency certificate of registration.
5. The member may not supervise another person in the practice of the profession.
6. Unless stated otherwise on the certificate, an Emergency certificate of registration expires one year after it is issued unless it is renewed.
7. Unless stated otherwise on the certificate, a renewed Emergency certificate of registration expires one year after it is issued unless it is renewed again.
8. Despite paragraphs 6 and 7, an Emergency certificate of registration expires six months after the Council determines that the emergency circumstances referred to in paragraph 1 of section 20.1 no longer exist.
Issuing General certificate to Emergency holder
20.3 (1) A member who holds an Emergency certificate of registration may be issued a General certificate of registration if the member,
(a) applies for the General certificate of registration;
(b) pays all fees as set out in the by-laws and any penalty or other amount owed to the College; and
(c) provides the College with any information that it has required of the member.
(2) If the member has held an Emergency certificate of registration for less than three years, the member must successfully complete the registration examinations, as identified in paragraph 6 of subsection 9 (1), within two attempts, and must attempt every set of those examinations that is offered until such time as the examinations are successfully completed or the member fails the examinations for a second time, whichever comes first.
(3) If the member has held an Emergency certificate of registration for three years or more, the member must,
(a) satisfy a panel of the Registration Committee that the member possesses the current knowledge, skill and judgment relating to the practice of the profession that would be expected of a member holding a General certificate of registration; or
(b) have successfully completed such additional education, training or examination requirements that are determined to be necessary by a panel of the Registration Committee.
(4) Every member described in this section is exempt from the requirement to pay the application fee required under the by-laws of the College.
Pris par :
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario:
Le Conseil de l’Ordre des praticiens en médecine traditionnelle chinoise et des acupuncteurs de l’Ontario :
Council President / Présidente du Conseil
Registrar and CEO / Registraire et chef de la direction