Collaborative Osteopathic Association in Nova Scotia
The COANS is committed to rigorous professional standards and membership criteria. It ensures patient safety by representing practitioners with the highest level of manual osteopathic training. The COANS stands by the quality of its membership and is committed to protecting the patient community in providing reliable, affordable and effective osteopathic care.
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Safety & Ethics
The COANS and it’s membership put these tenets first.
Trust in Practitioners who are COANS Approved!
Minimum 4,200 Hours in Comprehensive Education
– Completed in not less than 4 years
Valid Liability & Malpractice Insurance
COANS Standards of Practice
1,000 Hours SUPERVISED Clinical Training & Practice
– In a Dedicated Clinical Environment that is insured
– Supervised by Professional Osteopathic Manual Practitioners
Mandatory Continuing Education
Red Flags & Ethics Re-certifications
Clear Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Check
Fraud Prevention Education
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