About Us

About The Association


The Newfoundland and Labrador Osteopathic Association (NLOA)'s responsibilities include:

  • Developing programs to help osteopathic manual practitioners maintain and improve their
    knowledge and skills.

  • Investigating complaints.

  • Developing standards of admission to the osteopathy (manual) profession in Newfoundland
    and Labrador.

  • Establishing guidelines and standards for members's conduct and practice.

  • Disciplining members who are incapacitated or incompetent or have committed acts of professional
    misconduct.


NLOA Objectives


The Newfoundland and Labrador Osteopathic Association has the following objectives:

  • To supervise the practice of its members and to govern them in accordance with its policies and
    codes of ethic.

  • To establish, maintain and develop standards of qualification for persons to be issued certificates
    of registration to practice as osteopathic manual practitioners in this Canadian province.

  • To establish, maintain and develop programs and standards of practice to assure the quality of
    profession.

  • To establish, maintain and develop standards of knowledge and skill and programs to promote
    continuing evaluation, competence and improvement among NLOA members.

  • To establish, maintain and develop standards of professional ethics for NLOA members.

  • To promote and enhance relations between NLOA and its members, key stakeholders, and the
    public.

  • To establish, maintain and develop standards and programs to promote the ability of members
    to respond to changes in practice, environments, advances in technology and other emerging
    issues.

  • Any other objects relating to human health care in Newfoundland and Labrador the Association
    considers desirable.