Advice to the Profession

Some Standards of Practice are more complex than others. To provide you with support and to help ensure our expectations are clear and reasonable, we've developed several Advice to the Profession documents as an additional resource for your practice.

About Advice to the Profession

Advice to the Profession documents are dynamic and may be edited or updated for clarity at any time. Please refer back to these articles regularly to ensure you are aware of the most recent advice. Major changes will be communicated to our members; however, minor edits may only be noted within the documents.

Advice to the Profession

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Advertising

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Boundary Violations: Personal

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Boundary Violations: Sexual

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Cannabis for Medical Purposes

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Charging for Uninsured Professional Services

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Closing or Leaving a Medical Practice

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Conflict of Interest

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Continuity of Care

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Duty to Report a Colleague/Self

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Electronic Communications & Security of Mobile Devices

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Episodic Care

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Informed Consent for Adults

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Informed Consent for Minors

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Insured Persons

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Job Action

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Legislated Reporting & Release of Medical Information

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Lost or Stolen Patient Records

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Medical Assistance in Dying

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Medical Examinations by Non-Treating Physicians (NTMEs)

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Medical Practice Observation Experience

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Physicians as Custodians of Patient Records

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Practising Outside Established Conventional Medicine

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Prescribing: Administration

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Prescribing: Drugs Associated with Substance Use Disorder or Substance-Related Harm

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Professional Courtesy

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Referral Consultation

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Relocating a Medical Practice

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Responsibility for a Medical Practice

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Safe Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder

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Social Media

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Telemedicine

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Questions about our Advice to the Profession? Contact our Standards of Practice Advisor.

Phone: 780-969-4987
Toll-free: 1-800-561-3899 ext. 4987 (in Canada)