Leveraging the power of collaboration to foster safe care
Professional autonomy, scope of practice, and collaborative care in obstetrics
Navigating the concepts of professional autonomy and liability
Published: December 2021
Upon completion, you will be able to:
- Describe the concepts of professional autonomy and liability.
- Explain the difference between delegated acts and acts performed within another HCP’s scope of practice.
- Recognize how role clarity is essential when there is interprofessional collaboration in providing healthcare.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CMPA. You may claim a maximum of 0.5 hour (credits are automatically calculated).
The College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC)
This 2-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credit.
Scientific Planning Committee: Dr. Eileen Bridges1, Dr. Shirley Lee1, Dr. Katherine Larivière1, Dr. Liisa Honey1, Dr. Tino Piscione1, Dr. Janet Nuth1
Employees of: 1. Paid employee of the CMPA
Conflict of Interest: The members of the Scientific Planning Committee have no financial or professional affiliation with any organization that can be perceived as a conflict of interest in the context of this online program.