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Staff Updates and Contact info

We have some staff changes taking place at CMBC’s office. Please note the following staff updates and contact details:

Kamila Krol-DeProphetis will be on maternity leave from July 2018 until December 2019.

Heidi Schmeiser is now permanently the Inquiry Program Manager: inquiry@cmbc.bc.ca; 604-742-2233

For the duration of the maternity leave, Sonia Price will be taking on the role of Quality Assurance Coordinator: qa@cmbc.bc.ca; 604-742-2236

and Anaïs Forest-Cooter will be covering for Sonia as our Registration Coordinator: registration@cmbc.bc.ca; 604-742-2237

We are pleased to introduce our newest staff member, Janelle LeBlanc, who is our new Office Administrator for the next 18 months: information@cmbc.bc.ca; 604-742-2230

CMBC would like to extend a warm welcome to Janelle and wish Kamila a wonderful next few months! We also wish Heidi, Sonia and Anaïs luck in their new roles. Thanks for your patience during this transition time.

UPDATE: Standard Outpatient Laboratory Requisition for Maternity Care

Please be advised that the Ministry of Health approved an updated Standard Outpatient Laboratory Requisition for Maternity Care (HLTH 1935 2018/03/23) in accordance with Laboratory Services Act Record of Decision # LSA2018-001. This requisition replaces the previously approved  Standard Outpatient Laboratory Requisition for Maternity Care (HLTH 1935 2017/09/19).

Implementation and utilization of the Standard Outpatient Laboratory Requisition for Maternity Care (HLTH 1935 2018/03/23) is required by September 31, 2018.

The form can be found here

Queries about these changes may be directed, via email, to the Ministry of Health Laboratory, Diagnostic, and Blood Services Branch at: LabServices@gov.bc.ca.

April 2018 Newsletter Published

CMBC has published the April 2018 Newsletter! You can view it here: APRIL NEWSLETTER

In this edition you will find information on upcoming courses for specialized practice, an Inquiry report, an explanation on how to set up billing payments with MSP, details on the launch of online CPC request and more!

Standard Outpatient Laboratory Requisition for Maternity Care

The Ministry of Health has approved the Standard Outpatient Laboratory Requisition for Maternity Care in accordance with the Laboratory Services Act Record of Decision # LSA2017-036. The form, HLTH 1935 2017/09/19, was approved on December 1st, 2017, and must be implemented by all maternity care providers no later than May 31st, 2018.  Please do not use the outdated Standard Outpatient Laboratory Requisitions for Midwives after May 31st, 2018.

The form can be found here

Queries about these changes may be directed, via email, to the Ministry of Health Laboratory, Diagnostic, and Blood Services Branch at: LabServices@gov.bc.ca.

 

November 2017 Newsletter Published

CMBC has published the November 2017 Newsletter! You can view it here: NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

In this newsletter you will find insight into the launch of the new Policy on Alternate Practice Arrangements, CMBC’s holiday closure dates, more information on how to meet CMBC’s new CPD requirements, an interview with RM Fallon Cooper on STI Specialized Practice Certification and more!

August 2017 Newsletter Published

CMBC has published the August 2017 Newsletter! You can view it here: AUGUST NEWSLETTER

In this newsletter you will find a note from the registrar, consequences of ordering tests outside of scope, checklist for unattended births, random review of peer case review logs, information on the 2017 AGM, FNHA blanket ceremony, pap smears update, CPD news and more!