Completing a research paper regarding the status of labour mobility of 14 regulated professions in Canada for the federal department of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).
Researching why regulated professions require recent practice (occupational therapy) and/or practice experience in Canada (engineering technologists) as a requirement of registration/ licensure.
Identifying how respiratory therapy practice can be optimized, within the current regulatory framework and health delivery model in Ontario.
Mapping provincial pharmacy licensure requirements in all Canadian jurisdictions in order to identify those that to be aligned and included in the International Pharmacy Graduates Gateway to Canada portal.
Comparing the performance of internationally and Canadian-educated candidates on the national Radiological Technology Certification Examination. This work identified trends and competency areas where IE candidates scored less well, and identified areas where bridging education is needed.
Developing registration policy concerning: language fluency requirements in English and French; good conduct; police record checks; emergency special assignment registration; academic credential assessment etc. for provincial regulatory bodies, national consortia of regulators and national professional/certification organizations.
Developing policy for a national examination body regarding: exam eligibility; timeframe; number of writes; and accommodation for exam candidates with disabilities.
Completely revising registration policy and a related manual for a provincial health regulator.
Identifying re-entry requirements for non-clinical health professionals returning to practice after an extended period of non-practice.
Identifying policy considerations for two professions (one health and one non-health) considering moving from a provincial application and registration model to the creation of a centralized national application process.
Evaluating the achievements, intended and unanticipated outcomes from the Enhanced Delivery phase of George Brown College’s College Teacher Training Program (CTTP).
Developing an evaluation framework and undertaking on-going quantitative and qualitative evaluation of JVS Toronto’s Immigrant Professionals Leveraging Architectural Knowledge for New Opportunities (IPLAN) bridging education program.
Completing a retrospective evaluation of the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO’s) prior learning assessment (PLA) process to determine why it did not achieve the desired results.
Evaluating whether the completion of exam preparation modules resulted in higher pass rates for internationally-educated candidates on the national Physiotherapy Competency Examination.