|Massage Therapy - Regulation of MT||This section provides an overview of the regulations surrounding Massage Therapy in Canada.|
While acting in the public interest, the College also guides the profession. Contact the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario if you have a question or concern about the following:
As a self-regulating profession under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, the College sets policy and guidelines for massage therapists.
The College administers the certification examinations. As a result, if you have questions concerning dates or guidelines for the certification examinations please contact the College.
Individuals may call the College for information on becoming a massage therapist in Ontario.
Anyone may call the College to confirm whether someone is registered. They can also report anyone who is not registered but is referring to themselves as a massage therapist.
The College prescribes and evaluates a continuous quality improvement programme for members. The College publishes a list of courses that may be used as continuing education units (CEUs) for this programme in The College Standard and on its website.
The College educates the public about the profession and the services the College offers through the use of printed material, speaking engagements and media relations.
Like the RMTAO the College also responds to media inquiries, corrects misleading information and submits articles to a variety of publications.
Through its various publications and workshops the College educates the profession on legislative matters and professional obligations.
The College produces a wide variety of publications that keep the public and members up-to-date on College activities, Council business, new legislation, and events.
The College investigates complaints and conducts discipline hearings.
The RMTAO exists in order to advance the massage therapy profession in Ontario. Improvements in the ability of Registered Massage Therapists to provide quality care will improve the health of the people of Ontario whom the profession serves.
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