The College of Pedorthics of Canada is a national self regulatory body whose primary purpose is to protect the Canadian public who receive foot-related services from Canadian Certified Pedorthists.
We ensure that certified members are accountable to the highest standards of practice through our certification of members and facilities, the monitoring of continued competency and the enforcement of ethical conduct.
COVID-19 Recommendation for The College of Pedorthic of Canada Members
The College of Pedorthics of Canada (CPC) supports the safe practice of Certified Pedorthist (Canada) (C. Ped (C)), Certified Pedorthist Master Craftsman (C. Ped MC), Certified Orthopaedic Footwear Specialist (COFS), and Certified Pedorthic Technician (C. Ped Tech (C)) while adhering to your provincial directions. Provincial directions will include instructions on, but not limited to:
- Essential Service definitions
- Color coded COVID-19 zone levels
- Staff and patient pre-screening assessments
- Quarantine regulations
- Personal protective equipment (masks, face shields, gloves, clothing)
- Physical Distancing measures
- Traffic flow while indoors
- Cleaning, Sanitization, and Hygiene
- Customer Health and Safety
- Retail Guidelines
- Signage requirements
CPC members must refer to their provincial guidelines first for best business practices and guidelines for continued operations.
The College of Pedorthics of Canada, and the Pedorthic Association of Canada (PAC) in a joint effort worked with DEM Solutions to create guidelines for clinicians. These guidelines are intended to provide you with a framework for key considerations and relevant global best practices as you operate your business in today’s challenging environment. These guidelines are not intended to replace local health and government guidelines and have not been mandated by either CPC or PAC.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.
THE COLLEGE OF PEDORTHICS OF CANADA
Executive Director & Registrar