Peer and Practice Assessment

The College’s QA Program allows for a peer assessor to be appointed to assess a registrant’s practice, including the members knowledge, skills and judgement.

Peer and Practice Assessments (PPA) are an in-depth practice assessment comprised of a behavior-based interview, a chart review and a premise inspection. Registrants who have been selected for a PPA will receive a notice at least 14 days before the assessment begins.

A registrant will be referred for a PPA if:

  • They were selected to participate in the QA program’s Multi-Source Feedback (MSF) process and fell below the threshold established by the QA Committee or failed to fully participate in the MSF process.
  • They failed to submit or fully complete their professional portfolio.
  • They are selected based on other criteria specified by the QA Committee. 

Peer and Practice Assessment Resources

Quality Assurance Peer Assessment Criteria (PDF) 

Remote Peer and Practice Assessment FAQ (PDF)

Tips on Preparing for your Remote Assessment (PDF)


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