World Health Professions
Regulation Conference 2014

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland

 
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Conference programme

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Saturday 17th May 2014

12:00 – 13:00

Registration - coffee available

13:00 – 13:15

Welcome

Session 1: Challenges facing health professional regulation

Chair: Marlene Smadu

13:15 – 14:15

Keynote speaker presentation

Gilles Dussault
        Challenges facing health professional regulation
        Abstract

        Full presentation PDF

14:15 – 14:45

Coffee Break

14:45 – 16:00

Panel presentations

John Chave
        European responses to challenges facing health
        professional regulation
        Abstract

        Full presentation PDF

Margaret Mungherera
        Key challenges and experiences of health practitioner
        regulation in Africa, evolving scopes of practice and
        inter-professional collaboration
        Abstract
        Full presentation PDF

Annabel Seebohm
        The impact of standardisation initiatives in Europe
        and global lessons for health professional regulation
        Abstract
        Full presentation PDF

16:00 – 17:00

Moderated participant discussion with the panel

  • Increased government oversight and intervention in professional regulation
  • Trade agreements and the impact on regulation
  • Evolving scopes of practice
  • Inter-professional collaboration including how it relates to regulation

17:00-18:00

Reception

 

Sunday 18th May 2014

Session 2: Lessons from the evolution of competence based approaches to regulatory function

Chair: Mukesh Haikerwal

09:00 – 10:00

Keynote speaker

Rhona Flin
        Safe in their hands? Non-technical skills and
        competence assessment
        Abstract
        Full presentation PDF

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break               

10:30 – 11:30

Panel presentations

André Gariépy
        Competence-based approaches and professional regulation:
        a balancing act
        Abstract

        Full presentation PDF

Hazel Bradley
        Shared competencies between different health professions
        in an emerging health system
        Abstract
        Full presentationPDF

Una Reid
         Experience of approaches to measuring and
         regulating safety and quality of practice – challenges
         and successes
         Abstract

         Full presentation PDF

11:30 – 12:30

Moderated participant discussion with the panel

  • Measurement of entry level and health professional competence
  • Who should determine the performance standards for each health profession?
  • Identification of shared competencies between different health professions
  • Other approaches to measuring safe and quality practice in the context of the current and future complex and rapidly changing models of health care services and delivery

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

 

Session 3: Contrasting regulatory models to promote best practices in regulatory governance and performance

Chair: Dr Katrín Fjeldsted

13:30 – 14:30

Keynote speaker

David Benton
        Contrasting regulatory models to promote best practices
        in regulatory governance and performance
        Abstract

        Full presentation PDF

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:00

Panel presentations

Chris Robertson
        Reflections on the first three years of national regulation
        in Australia and future directions
        Abstract

        Full presentation PDF

Ayala Parag
        Regulatory Models: The Israel Experience
        Abstract

        Full presentation PDF

Niall Dickson
        Reform of health professional regulation in the
        United Kingdom
        Abstract

16:00 – 16:45

Moderated participant discussion with the panel

  • Frameworks, systems and practices of regulatory governance ranging from pure self-regulation to government based regulation
  • Characteristics of good practice in administration and management of regulatory bodies
  • Approaches to monitoring and reviewing performance of regulatory bodies, including ensuring accountability of administration and management of self regulated models and government regulators

16:45 – 17:15

Closing summary

Dr. Orlando Monteiro da Silva

VENUE:
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Avenue Louis-Casaï 75-77
1216 Cointrin
Geneva, Switzerland

DATES:
17 & 18 May 2014

CONTACT:
whprc2014@seatoskymeetings.com
     
 

The World Health Professions Regulation Conference is hosted by the World Health Professions Alliance

 

 
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