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Practice Guideline – Patient/Client-Centred Care

Background

One of the goals set out in the College’s 2019-2022 Strategic Plan was to: “promote competent, safe and ethical kinesiology practice that is patient/client-centred.” This goal may be achieved by defining “patient/client-centred care” and how it may apply in the context of kinesiology practice, which includes providing guidance about the expectations in the Essential Competencies of Practice for Kinesiologists in Ontario. After careful consideration, the College determined creating a new Practice Guideline on Patient/Client-Centred Care would help achieve this goal.

Draft Practice Guideline – Patient/Client-Centred Care

Following research and consultation with a working group of kinesiologists, a draft Practice Guideline was developed with the intent to:

> View the draft Practice Guideline – Patient/Client-Centred Care

On March 25, 2024, Council approved the draft guideline for circulation in a 60-day public consultation.

Provide your feedback

Upon Council’s approval, the College has developed a Public Consultation Survey, which will be open for 60 days, from March 27 to May 25, 2024.

Your feedback is important as it helps the College develop clear, helpful and applicable resources for kinesiologists, which ultimately protects the public. Kinesiologists, the College’s system partners, other healthcare professionals and the public are invited to provide feedback from March 27 to May 25, 2024 through the following survey:

> Complete the Public Consultation Survey


Questions

Have questions and feedback regarding the draft practice guideline and the consultation?

Email professionalpractice@coko.ca or call 416-961-7000 ext. 104.