1.1 Practise according to ethical, legal and professional standards, competencies and guidelines that reflect their increased level of responsibility, accountability and scope of practice.
1.2 Practise autonomously as a member of an interprofessional team.
1.3 Meet all requirements for licensure, quality assurance and auditing programs.
1.4 Communicate with clients in a sensitive, honest and respectful manner that anticipates and responds to their questions and concerns.
1.5 Collaborate with clients to develop their plan of care, including discussing the rationale, benefits and risks of investigations, interventions, management and follow-up.
1.6 Confirm clients’ understanding of their plan of care.
1.7 Document client care as required by federal and provincial legislation, regulations and organizational policies.
1.8 Use a systematic and timely process to receive, document, track and communicate results of diagnostic tests and referrals.
1.9 Maintain, store and transfer personal health information and client health records according to federal and provincial legislation, regulations and organizational policies.
1.10 Engage in education and professional development activities to maintain their competence.
1.11 Arrange with health care team members and/or employer for ongoing client care when absent from or leaving the practice setting.