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The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has a legislated mandate to continuously improve the quality of care provided by physicians.
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Susan Prinz, communications ...
Susan Prinz, communications director for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C., said Friday that Outerbridge admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct in the 2003 case by failing to adequately record and disclose surgical complications to the patient.
said the orthopedic surgeon can still work but his
registration with the college is now listed as "conditional - disciplined class.
will stay under that classification until he
has completed continuing medical education with a specific focus on duty to report and duty of disclosure to patients.
"It's understanding the issues of ethics, that's what's really important here," she
said the type of re-education Outerbridge will take hasn't been mapped out by the college yet, but it will be intense and could involve a mentor or class.
"Human error happens, but this kind of not reporting and not disclosing is not common," she
"It was a lengthy and a very comprehensive investigation," said Prinz
SUSAN PRINS, MEd, is a ...
SUSAN PRINS, MEd, is a senior communications professional with 20 years of progressive leadership experience in both the private and public sector.
Currently, she is director, communications at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia where she is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive communications strategy that aligns with organizational priorities and evolving political agendas.
She works closely with the executive team, board and committee members providing counsel on issues management, governance, communications planning and stakeholder relations.
Susan is a graduate of the BC Provincial Instructor Program and has a Masters degree in adult education.
She is a long-time, active member and past board member of the BC chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), and has volunteered on numerous committees including the public relations committee for the YWCA's Women of Distinction Awards, and Arts Umbrella's marketing and communications committee.
Susan Prins, communications ...
Susan Prins, communications director with the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons, said it is not uncommon for surgeons and anetheseologists to ask their patients to quit smoking.
"It would be the clinical judgment of the physicians involved in the treatment of this patient," she
couldn't speak specifically about Turner's situation, she
indicated it would be "entirely appropriate" for a physician to make a request that a patient stop smoking if he
had concerns the habit would adversely affect the outcome.
"I've had these questions before," she
Marijuana a legal medicine for pain, but a ... - Medial Marijuana Articles
Susan Prins, a spokeswoman for the College of Physicians and Surgeons, said physicians who charge fees for non-insured services, such as completing medical marijuana forms, should be guided by the ethical principles contained in the Canadian Medical Association's Code of Ethics.
Privacy guidelines established by the ...
Privacy guidelines established by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. require physicians' offices to include a cover sheet with clear instructions to contact the sender if the fax is received in error, said Susan Prins, the college's communications director.