Board Election Results

  BOARD ELECTION RESULTS The results of the 2018 Board election have been determined. Three registrants stood for the two open positions. Drs Hiedi Postowski and Julie Yee are elected. The Board sincerely thanks all three candidates for their interest in serving the College and the public.   The new Board term begins at the close of the 2018 College AGM. The 2018 AGM will be held on September 30, 2018, in Richmond, BC. See also the Current Election News...

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New College Acronym

  The College’s Acronym The Board has approved a change to the College’s acronym, from CPS-BC to CPodSBC. The main reasons for this change: 1. The term CPodSBC is more reminiscent and evocative of the College’s actual name and purpose. 2. It is consistent with our new URL, ‘cpodsbc’. 3. Confusion with the College of Physicians & Surgeons’ acronym (CPSBC) makes this a prudent change....

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New Website Address

  College Website Address   The College website address has changed. Formerly www.collegepodsbc.org, the new address is www.cpodsbc.org. Similar changes have been made to the College email addresses; e.g.: admin@collegepodsbc.org is now...

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Critical Incident Reports

  New Practice Standard : Critical Incident Report Form   On January 27, 2018 the Board adopted the Critical Incident Report form and policy as a new practice standard. The Critical Incident Report is a new, additional quality assurance tool.  Its purpose is to ensure that the College is made aware of potentially serious events in order to ascertain if changes ought to be implemented in a practice in order to prevent a recurrence.  Similar forms are used by other major professions and were closely considered in the development of the CPS-BC policy. See the CPS-BC Critical Incident Report...

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Emergency Preparedness

  New Practice Standard on Safety and Emergency Preparedness:   On January 27, 2018 the Board adopted the Safety and Emergency Preparedness policy as a new practice standard.   The policy’s purpose is to protect patients and staff by ensuring that basic emergency and safety measures and equipment are in place in every podiatric practice facility.  See the Safety and Emergency Preparedness...

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New Board Members

  CHANGES TO THE CPodSBC COLLEGE BOARD Two registrants, Drs Julie Yee and Hiedi Postowski, have been appointed to the Board as of January 1, 2018 and January 27, 2018 respectively to positions recently vacated by Drs David Brooks and Jaspaul Riar. Dr. Dana Alumbaugh, Board Vice-Chair and an experienced Board and Committee member, has assumed the role of Acting Board Chair. Read more about the Board....

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