Continuing Competence Committee Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba
Address: 1465A Pembina Highway
Winnipeg MB  R3T 2C5
Website: http://
Organizational Description: Every physiotherapist who practises physiotherapy in Manitoba must be a registered member of the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba (CPM).

CPM is a self-supported professional body that regulates the practice of physiotherapy in Manitoba. CPM receives its regulatory authority from The Physiotherapists Act of Manitoba (2001).

CPM is responsible for:
-Setting standards of practice
-Registering only qualified physiotherapists who wishes to practice in Manitoba
-Ensuring that complaints of malpractice, misconduct or incompetence involving physiotherapists are thoroughly investigated and that appropriate action is taken
-Maintaining a Continuing Competence program that requires members to demonstrate that they have engaged in activities to maintain and enhance their ability to practice

CPM does not promote the interests and/or advancement of physiotherapists. However, registration with CPM ensures that all members have met certain requirements and are qualified to practice as physiotherapists.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Continuing Competence Committee is a standing committee of the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba for the purpose of:
1. Overseeing of the Continuing Competency Program;
2. Monitoring the work of the Continuing Competence Evaluation Committee;
3. Monitoring and making recommendations to the Registrar regarding the results of individual Practice Audits;
4. Performing an evaluation of the program every five years;
5. Advising Council on recommendations to improve the Continuing Competency Program.

The role of the public member is to actively participate in the decision making of the Continuing Competence Committee and to assist the committee in addressing issues that are critical to physiotherapy practice. The public member's role is to provide the committee with a public perspective.
Skills Required: The candidate for selection should have:-
an interest in health and be informed on health matters generally
- time to devote to the role
- an interest is providing public service
- excellent communication skills
- previous committee or board experience, volunteer or work experience that demonstrates acting in the public interest. This is considered an asset and not necessarily a requirement for selection.
- access to email and other technologies to receive communications and support materials for meetings and participate in meetings through remote technologies as required.
- the ability to work well as part of a team and contribute reasoned opinions.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Experience participating with a committee for a self-regulated profession.
Age: 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
The public member is appointed for a two-year term of office starting in May 2020. The Continuing Competence Committee meetings are held quarterly from September to June, usually for three - four hours per meeting. Occasionally, special meetings may be called.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2020
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