TITLE

Lifelong medical licences may end in 5 years

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/17/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p317
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that mandatory revalidation of medical licenses will likely be introduced across Canada within 5 years in response to the demands for improved patient safety. Comments from Doctor Bernard Marlow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada; Number of nations and states in the U.S. which have already moved to implement revalidation; Aim of the Physician Achievement Review; Systematic barriers needed to be overcome in the implementation of revalidation.
ACCESSION #
14043147

 

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