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Parties working together to modernize health professions regulation

Les partis travaillent ensemble pour moderniser la réglementation des professions de la santé

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Parties working together to modernize health professions regulation

Les partis travaillent ensemble pour moderniser la réglementation des professions de la santé

Backgrounder updated on Nov. 27, 2019

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Communications
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Communications
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Health professional colleges: by the numbers

There are 20 health professional colleges in B.C. and 120,587 registrants:

  1. College of Chiropractors of BC: 1,252
  2. College of Dental Hygienists of BC: 4,012
  3. College of Dental Technicians of BC: 995 
  4. College of Dental Surgeons of BC: 10,432
  5. College of Denturists of BC: 268
  6. College of Dietitians of BC: 1,318
  7. College of Massage Therapists of BC: 4,759
  8. College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC: 13,724
  9. College of Midwives of BC: 379
  10. College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC: 705
  11. BC College of Nursing Professionals: 59,493
  12. College of Occupational Therapists of BC: 2,575
  13. College of Opticians of BC: 1,011
  14. College of Optometrists of BC:815
  15. College of Pharmacists of BC: 8,772
  16. College of Physical Therapists of BC: 4,436
  17. College of Podiatric Surgeons of BC : 85
  18. College of Psychologists of BC: 1,331
  19. College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of BC: 1,864
  20. College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of BC: 2,361

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