ON Chiropractic Spring/Summer 2013 - Page 6

Compliance U pd ate: Treating Your Spouse L ast September the Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council recommended an exemption for the treatment of spouses from the prohibition on sexual relationships with patients. The current prohibition, which includes chiropractors, is contained in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA). Recently, MPP Steve Clark (LeedsGrenville) introduced a Private Member’s Bill at Queen’s Park that would allow regulatory colleges, including the College of Chiropractors of Ontario (CCO), to determine for their professions if a spousal exemption