Professional health associations

Professional health associations

A review of scopes of practice of health professions in Canada: a balancing act

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Patricia M Baranek
Publisher: 
Health Council of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a review of general definitions and position papers on scopes of practice of health professions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.B37 2005
ISBN 09739725486
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

American Medical Women's Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Publisher

Forms an organization of women physicians and medical students dedicated to serving as the unique voice for women's health and the advancement of women in medicine. Works to advance women in medicine and improve women's health by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances.

Primary Telephone: 
703-838-0500
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@amwa-doc.org
Fax Number: 
703-549-3864
Street Address: 
400-801 North Fairfax St
City: 
Alexandria
Province: 
Virginia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
22314
Internal Notes : 
http://www.jamwa.org/ changed to http://www.amwa-doc.org

Canadian Association of Radiologists

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion

Forms the national specialty society for diagnostic radiology.

Primary Telephone: 
613-860-3111
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@car.ca
Fax Number: 
613-860-3112
Street Address: 
310-377 Dalhousie St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 9N8

Canadian Chiropractic Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Alternative care

Works to inform the public about the benefits of chiropractic care, promote the integration of chiropractic into the health care system, and facilitate chiropractic research.

Primary Telephone: 
416-781-5656
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
ccachiro@ccachiro.org
Fax Number: 
416-781-0923
Street Address: 
1396 Eglinton Ave W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6C 2E4

Association canadienne de réflexologie

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Training
Advocacy
Formation
Groupe de pression

Acts nationally to unify reflexologists in professional programs and services. Provides training, develops educational standards, and disseminates information about reflexology. Website contains announcements, membership and training information, a listing of reflexology instructors, and reflexology FAQs. // Forme un organisme qui travaille pour : établir et de maintenir des standards élevés chez les réflexologues; promouvoir une formation de qualité avec des examens et des diplômes; de partager des idées; et développer un système efficace de références et d'entraides partout au Canada.

Primary Telephone: 
204-477-4909
Email Address: 
memberservices@reflexolog.org
Fax Number: 
204-477-4955
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-722-3338
Street Address: 
304-414 Graham Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0L8
Internal Notes : 
url (www.reflexologycanada.ca) does not appear valid multiple languages found - // in abstract JAN 20,2011 SITE WAS CLOSED, CHANGED TO CORRECT URL, CHANGED MAILING ADDRESS AND EMAIL

Federation of Chinese American and Chinese Canadian Medical Societies

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Chinese
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an online organization dedicated to promoting the health status of the Chinese communities in North America, to the advancement of medical knowledge and education with emphasis on aspects related to the Chinese, to enhancing communication and relationship among members of the Federation, and to promoting the scientific association of medical societies of health professionals of Chinese descent in North America.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
contact@fcmsdocs.org

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training

Forms a professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners of all specialties.

Primary Telephone: 
(512)442-5202
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
admin@aanp.org
Fax Number: 
(512) 442-5221
Street Address: 
Capitol Station, P.O. Box 12926
City: 
Austin
Province: 
Texas
Postal/ZIP Code: 
78711

American Academy of Nursing

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Information provision and referral

Works to potentiate the contributions of nursing leaders in transforming the health care system to optimize public well-being in the United States.

Primary Telephone: 
(202) 651-7238
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@AANnet.org
Fax Number: 
(202) 777-1170
Street Address: 
1000 Vermont Ave, NW Suite 910
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20005-4903

American College of Nurse-Midwives

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Provides research, accredits midwifery education programs, administers and promotes continuing education programs, establishes clinical practice standards, creates liaisons with state and federal agencies and members of Congress.

Primary Telephone: 
240-485-1800
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
240-485-1818
Street Address: 
1550-8403 Colesville Rd
City: 
Silver Spring
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20910

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Training

Works to advance knowledge and expertise in infertility, reproductive medicine and biology.

Primary Telephone: 
(205) 978-5000
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
asrm@asrm.org
Fax Number: 
(205) 978-5005
Street Address: 
1209 Montgomery Highway
City: 
Birmingham
Province: 
Alabama
Postal/ZIP Code: 
35216-2809
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