Ensuring safe, ethical and consistent services.
Registering, regulating and setting quality standards.
Promoting fairness and respect
Supporting and overseeing practice in our province.
The College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia (COTNS)
Our role is to ensure that the public receives safe, ethical and quality occupational therapy services.
We strive to maintain and build your confidence in the College and the occupational therapy profession by:
Please be advised that effective August 1st, 2016 the membership fee structure will be as follows:
2016-2017 New Applicants/Re-Registrants $450.00
Plus an application fee:
Re-Registrants / LMSA $25.00
New Applicants educated in Canada $50.00
New Applicants educated outside Canada $75.00
The Code of Ethics is a general guide, intended to provide registrants with information about the COTNS's expectations of ethical conduct of a therapist.