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November 13, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements, practice standard

Medical Assistance in Dying practice standard revised

The Medical Assistance in Dying practice standard and accompanying Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document have been revised.

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November 9, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Monday, November 12

The College will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 for Remembrance Day.

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November 8, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Minor revision made to Cannabis for Medical Purposes practice standard

The Cannabis for Medical Purposes practice standard has been revised.

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November 6, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Website maintenance - 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The College website will be undergoing a scheduled service update on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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November 1, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Medical Assistance in Dying: changes to reporting requirements

As of November 1, 2018, new federal and provincial reporting requirements for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) are in effect. The College’s Medical Assistance in Dying practice standard has been updated to reflect the new requirements.

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October 19, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Crohn’s disease resource available to College registrants

For registrants who are, or anticipate, treating patients affected by Crohn’s disease, a new ebook is available through the College library.

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October 17, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Practice Standards and Professional Guidelines Update

Revisions have been made to the Cannabis for Medical Purposes, and the Prescribing Methadone practice standards; the revised versions have now been published to the College website. Additionally, all professional practice standards and guidelines are now available on a new document template to reflect updated formatting and visual style.

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October 15, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Consultation on Sale and Dispensing of Drugs by Physicians and Promotion and Sale of Products now open

The College is now gathering feedback, from both the public and the profession, on the following two practice standards: Sale and Dispensing of Drugs by Physicians and Promotion and Sale of Products. This consultation will run from October 15 - November 2, 2018.

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October 5, 2018  | Posted in: Announcements

Office closed on Monday, October 8

The College will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 for Thanksgiving.

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