The College of Audiologists and Speech – Language Pathologists of Manitoba came into force on 1st January 2014, under the legislated authority of the Regulated Health Professions Act in Manitoba.
The College of Audiologists and Speech – Language Pathologists of Manitoba regulates the professions of audiology and speech – language pathology. All audiologists and speech – language pathologists who wish to practise these professions in the province of Manitoba must be registered with the College and hold a valid Certificate of Practice before engaging in practice. The College regulates by ensuring high – quality services are provided by those professionals registered with the College in order to serve and protect the public interest. This means the College protects clients’ rights to safe, competent and ethical care by setting requirements for registration with the College and supporting audiologists and speech – language pathologists who are registered to maintain the standards of practice of the professions and by holding them accountable for their practice and conduct.
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