Mission & Code of Ethics

Mission Statement: To provide professional association membership to massage and/or manual osteopathic therapists by promoting excellence in education, research, and practice among our nationwide membership to improve the health and wellness of Canadians.

Code of Ethics

  • Each member of our Association will respect and protect patient dignity and safety.
  • Each member will respect and protect the dignity of their therapy through their actions and professional conduct.
  • Each member will respect the client’s right to privacy and confidentiality.
  • Each member will provide competent, safe care to all clients.
  • Each member will act with integrity and honesty in all situations.
  • Our members will not misrepresent their knowledge or abilities. They will refer clients with conditions beyond their knowledge and abilities accordingly as part of their commitment to professional conduct.
  • Each member will continue to study and advance their knowledge, competence, and effectiveness.
  • Our members will not slander or belittle another therapist or any other healthcare professional.
  • For a full list of our Code of Ethics, please visit our Resources page.

Therapist Pledge

I commit my knowledge, skills and intention to serve the best interests of my clients and to facilitate their health and wellbeing.

My practice of client care will be conducted with respect, dignity and compassion.

I will engage in respectful collegial relationships with members of my own profession and other health care professions.

I will value the trust that society has vested in me as a health care practitioner by being accountable, ethical and responsible.

I make this pledge with integrity and of my own free will.