Annual Report 2014 - Page 39

Our Vision Quality Professionals, Healthy System, Public Trust Our vision is the framework by which we organize ourselves. It guides our thinking and actions into the future. It defines not only who we are, but what we stand for, the role we see for ourselves, our critical relationships, in what system we work, and the outcomes we seek. Each component of our vision is defined below: Our Mandate Quality Professionals Build and maintain an effective system of selfgovernance. As a profession and as professionals, we recognize and acknowledge our role and responsibility in attaining at a personal, professional, and at a system-level, the best possible patient outcomes. The profession, through and with the College, has a duty to serve and protect the public interest by regulating the practice of the profession and governing in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act. We are committed to developing and maintaining professional competencies, taking a leadership position on critical issues that impact the performance of the system, and actively partnering to provide tools, resources and measurement to ensure optimal performance at all levels of the system. Healthy