Patient Relations Committee


As mandated under the Health Professions Act (HPA), the College of Denturists of BC (CDBC) is responsible to ensure the public receives denturist services that are free from professional misconduct of a sexual nature, and that patients are treated with respect.


A Guide on Professional Boundaries and the Prevention of Sexual Misconduct


Professional misconduct of a sexual nature is prohibited by law under the Canadian Rights Act and the BC Human Rights Act.

As mandated under the Health Professions Act(HPA), the College of Denturists of BC (CDBC) is responsible to ensure the public receives denturist services that are free from professional misconduct of a sexual nature, and that patients are treated with respect.

Download A Guide on Professional Boundaries and the Prevention of Sexual Misconduct.


Committee Members


Doug Hengel
Alisha Kumar
Paul McKivett
Chair
 
Public Member

Responsibilities

  • Establish and monitor a patient relations program that includes measures for preventing or dealing with professional misconduct of a sexual nature.
  • Establish educational requirements.
  • Establish and monitor conduct of Registrants with their patients.
  • Establish and provide information to the public regarding the responsibilities of Registrants.