The Manitoba Osteopathic Association(MOA)’s responsibilities include:
- Developing programs to help manual osteopaths maintain and improve their knowledge and skills.
- Investigating complaints.
- Developing standards of admission to the osteopathy profession in Manitoba .
- Establishing guidelines and standards for members’ conduct and practice.
- Disciplining members who are incapacitated or incompetent or have committed acts of professional misconduct..
- The Manitoba Osteopathic Association (MOA) 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 manual osteopaths in Manitoba, Canada.
- To establish, maintain and develop programs and standards of practice to assure the quality of osteopathic profession.
- To establish, maintain and develop standards of knowledge and skill and programs to promote continuing evaluation, competence and improvement among MOA members.
- To establish, maintain and develop standards of professional ethics for MOA members.
- To promote and enhance relations between MOA 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 Manitoba (Canada) the Association considers desirable.