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About Us

Mission Statement

Our mission is to support clinical engineering professionals working in Atlantic Canada. We strive to develop and promote opportunities for continuing education, personal growth, sharing of experience, adoption of standards of practice, and certification. We will represent our members to government and promote the profession within the health care community.

  • To promote, encourage, and provide opportunities for the training of Clinical Engineering professionals.
  • To offer guidance and support to our members and organizations striving to attain certification and recognition for our profession.
  • To encourage and support organizations which develop and/or implement Standards of Practice.
  • To promote our profession to government.
  • To support members in their growth and development through regular exchange of information, ideas, and experience.

History of the ACCES Conference

Beginning in 1995, Paul Auffrey of the Regional Clinical Engineering Service in Moncton, NB, organized and hosted twelve annual conferences for clinical engineering colleagues. They proved to be very successful, drawing Clinical Engineering professionals from all parts of Canada. With each year’s success, more and more people attended while drawing an increasing number of vendors/sponsors who play a large part in the success of the conferences. A measure of the success of these events was the inevitable outgrowing of the available space at the George Dumont in Moncton.

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Bylaws

Bylaws of the Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society (ACCES) 

1. In these bylaws unless there be something in the subject or context inconsistent therewith 

(a) “Society” means Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society (ACCES)

(b) “Registrar” means the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies appointed under the Nova Scotia Companies Act.

(c) “Special Resolution” means a resolution passed by not less than three-fourths of such regular members entitled to vote as are present in person or by proxy, where proxies are allowed, at a general meeting of which notice specifying the intention to propose the resolution as a special resolution has been duly given.

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Privacy Policy

Please read this Privacy Policy very carefully before using this site.

The website you have entered is owned and operated by the Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society referred to as ACCES from this point onward.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you about the society's practices relating to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information that is collected by ACCES and this website. This privacy policy also tells you what to do if you do not want your personal information collected and how you can change or delete information you have already provided to us.

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Executive Structure

altACCES Clinical Engineering Society is administered by a volunteer executive. The executive has the following positions.

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The Beginning

A brief History of our Beginning - 2006 to 2008 Background 

The Moncton Clinical Engineering group, lead by Paul Auffrey and M'Hamed Ratmi, invited interested individuals to a meeting to discuss the formation of an Atlantic Clinical Engineering Organization. The facilitated meeting was held on November 2nd 2006. It was attended by representatives of several Clinical Engineering services across the region. Present were Michel Arsenault (NB), Hubert Arseneau (NB) , Paul Auffrey (NB), Michael Barton (NS), Daniel Burrill (NB), Stephane Couture (NB), Jeremy Dann (NS), Ron Johnson (NFLD), Stafford Macswain (PEI), Bert MacDonald (NB), Dave Melnick (NB), Mary price (NB), M’Hamed Ratmi (NB), Daniel Theriault (NB), and Jean-Guy Vienneau (NB).

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