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Research & Resources

Before drafting the proposed QA Program, the QA Working Group reviewed other health professions' QA Programs and evidence-based research and articles from subject matter experts. We found that there is a wide range of approaches to quality assurance across different jurisdictions and professions.

The working group carefully considered the different options for improving the QA Program. The following documents are included in the working group's report to the Board:

Other Quality Assurance Programs (PDF)
Literature Review (PDF)

Additional Resources

The following articles are included in the working group's literature review:

  1. Firmstone, Victoria R., Elley, Karen M., Skrybant, Magdalena T., Fry-Smith, Anne, Bayliss, Sue, Torgerson, Carole J. "Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Continuing Dental Professional Development on Learning, Behavior, or Patient Outcomes," Journal of Dental Education 77, no. 3 (2013): 300-315.

  2. Health Regulatory Organization of British Columbia. "Quality Assurance in the Regulation of Health Professions in British Columbia: Philosophical Approach, Principles and Assumptions." Discussion paper, Health Regulatory Organization of BC, 2005.

  3. Eva, Kevin W. and Regehr, Glenn. "'I'll Never Play Professional Football' and Other Fallacies of Self-Assessment." Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 28, no. 1 (2008): 14-19

  4. Regehr, Glenn and Mylopoulos, Maria. 'Maintaining Competence in the Field: Learning About Practice, Through Practice, in Practice." Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 28, no. S1 (2008): S19-S23

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