Standards of Practice of Medicine

The Standards of Practice of Medicine are approved by Council and relate to an individual members’ practice of medicine. They supplement the requirements of the Regulated Health Professions Act and Regulations. Members must adhere to the Standards of Practice of Medicine in conjunction with the specific Standards of Practice Regulation

Standards Definitions

Standards Index 

 
Standards of Practice 
Advertising
Authorizing Cannabis for Medical Purposes 
Bloodborne Pathogens
Collaborative Care
Confidentiality and Privacy
Conflict of Interest
Continuing Disclosure Requirements & Notices of Changes for Member Matters
Duty to Assist in an Emergency
Duty to Report Self, Colleagues, or Patients
Exercise Cardiac Stress Testing 

 

NEW - Effective June 1, 2022

Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation
Good Medical Care
Medical Assistance In Dying (MAID)
Patient Records: 
Documentation in Patient Records 

NEW - Effective February 15, 2022

Maintenance of Patient Records 

NEW - Effective February 15, 2022

 

TEMPLATE: Securing Personal Health Information Policy 

TEMPLATE: Maintenance Agreement - Transfer to Another Member

TEMPLATE: Maintenance Agreement - Transfer to Medical Clinic

TEMPLATE: Retention and Destruction Policy 

Performing Office-Based Procedures NEW - Effective January 31, 2022
Practice Environment
Practice Management
Prescribing Benzodiazepines and Z-Drugs (including Zopiclone & Other Drugs)
Prescribing Opioids
Prescribing Requirements
Professional Responsibilities in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Education
Research
Seatbelt/Helmet Exemptions
Sexual Boundaries with Patients, Former Patients & Interdependent Persons
Treating of Self and Family Members
Virtual Medicine 

Effective November 1, 2021

Volume of Service
Withholding and Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment