eBooks

This eBook serves as a practical resource of tips and considerations about human-centered approaches for addressing challenging individuals and circumstances regulators encounter in their work. Regulators can use the tips as building blocks for developing their own approaches, strategies, and tactics. Insights are drawn from CNAR 2023 presentations “Challenging Individuals – Strategies to Build Working Relationships and Overcome Obstacles in Professional Regulation” and “Managing Thorny Issues in Investigations: Perspectives Through Different Lenses”.
 
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In this eBook, we explore what triggers the need to develop or revise standards of practice, how unique sets of circumstances determine regulators’ approach to stakeholder and public engagement, and key takeaways about achieving evidence-informed standards of practice. Insights are drawn from the CNAR 2022 presentations “Evidence-Based Standards of Practice Reform: A Case from British Columbia” and “A Collaborative Professional Standard: Indigenous Cultural Safety, Cultural Humility & Anti-Racism.”
 

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The effectiveness of applicant assessments is key for the continued integrity of regulated professions. This eBook discusses various approaches used by regulators to assess whether applicants have met the requirements to show they are eligible for registration; in particular, focus is on the assessment of applicants for character requirements and the practice readiness of internationally educated applicants. Insights and tips are drawn from the CNAR 2022 presentations “Breaking Bad: Assessing Good Character as a Registration Requirement” and “Practice Readiness Preparation for International Pharmacy Graduates”.

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CNAR is pleased to offer CNAR Affiliates our latest eBook. This eBook focuses on Governance in the Public Interest, sharing the efforts of four regulatory bodies to push forward and shift traditional processes in how they govern and carry out their public protection mandate. Insights are drawn from the following CNAR 2021 presentations: “A New Day: Governance Transition at the Ontario College of Teachers”; “Can a Competency Requirement for Eligibility Save the Election Process?”; “Regulating in the Public Interest: Measuring the Impact of Regulation”; and “Preventing Risks to the Public Before They Happen: Practical Tools for Risk-Based Regulators”. 

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Focusing on the topic of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it relates to professional regulation, this eBook summarizes themes from the following CNAR 2021 panels: “Developing a Shared Language Towards Reconciliation;” “A Regulator’s Journey Towards Cultural Safety and Humility;” “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion within Professional Regulation: from Audit to Action;” and “Bringing the Public Voice to Healthcare Regulation Through the BC-PAN.”

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The pandemic fast-tracked – if not forced – eliminating in-person services wherever it was found to be unnecessary. This trend also prompted consideration as to how technological disruptors may impact the standards of regulated professions and produce guidance documents regarding virtual practices. CNAR’s Technology eBook examines how digitization will impact certain roles, services, or products going forward. “Modernizing Practice Standards in Response to Disruptive Technologies;” “Accessibility for All: Key Information for Online Decision Makers;” and “Exploring how Future Trends and Disruptions May Impact Regulated Industries” panels, which were presented at CNAR 2020, addressed the role of regulators on this topic.

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CNAR produced a Diversity & Inclusion eBook summarizing themes from CNAR 2020’s “Role of Regulators & Systemic Racism” and “Braiding Two Worlds: Developing Culturally-Responsive Regulatory Practices in an Era of Truth & Reconciliation” sessions.

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