M-8, r. 1 - Regulation respecting the acts which, among those that constitute the practice of veterinary medicine, may be performed by classes of persons other than veterinary surgeons

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chapter M-8, r. 1
Regulation respecting the acts which, among those that constitute the practice of veterinary medicine, may be performed by classes of persons other than veterinary surgeons
VETERINARY SURGEONS — ACTS CONSTITUTING THE PRACTICE
Veterinary Surgeons Act
(chapter M-8, s. 6.1, 1st par., subpar. 3).
M-8
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 94, par. h).
C-26
September 1 2012
1. This Regulation determines, among the acts that constitute the practice of veterinary medicine, those that may be performed on the conditions prescribed in the Regulation by
(1)  animal health technicians;
(2)  students in veterinary medicine; and
(3)  candidates for the profession.
O.C. 631-2007, s. 1.
2. For the purposes of this Regulation,
(1)  “animal health technician” means a person who holds a diploma of college studies in animal health techniques issued in Québec and a person who holds a diploma in animal health techniques issued by an educational institution in the United States or by one of the following institutions:
Alberta
Fairview College - Fairview, Alberta
Lakeland College - Vermilion, Alberta
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology - Edmonton, Alberta
Olds College - Olds, Alberta
British Columbia
Thompson Rivers University - Kamloops, British Columbia
Manitoba
Red River Community College - Winnipeg, Manitoba
New Brunswick
Miramichi Career College - Miramichi, New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Agricultural College - Truro, Nova Scotia
Ontario
Algonquin College - Ottawa, Ontario
Collège Boréal, Alfred Campus - Guelph, Ontario
Collège Boréal, New Liskeard Campus - New Liskeard, Ontario
Georgian College - Orillia, Ontario
St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology - Windsor, Ontario
St. Lawrence College of Applied Arts & Technology - Kingston, Ontario
Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology - Haileybury, Ontario
Ridgetown College - Ridgetown, Ontario
Seneca College, King Campus - King City, Ontario
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
(2)  “student in veterinary medicine” means a person enrolled in the Doctorat en médecine vétérinaire program given by Université de Montréal and a person enrolled in a program of university studies in veterinary medicine given by one of the following educational institutions who has successfully completed at least one year in the program of studies:
Alberta
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary - Calgary, Alberta
Prince Edward Island
The Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Ontario
The Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph - Guelph, Ontario
Saskatchewan
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
(3)  “candidate for the profession” means a person whose diploma or training has been recognized as equivalent by the board of directors in accordance with the Regulation respecting the standards for equivalence for the issue of a permit or specialist’s certificate by the Ordre professionnel des médecins vétérinaires du Québec (chapter M-8, r. 13), who has applied to the board of directors for the issue of a permit in accordance with the Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the issue of permits and specialist’s certificates by the Ordre professionnel des médecins vétérinaires du Québec (chapter M-8, r. 7) and who is awaiting the issue of the permit.
O.C. 631-2007, s. 2.
3. A person to whom section 1 applies may take samples, gather physiological data and treat medical veterinary disorders using a mechanical, physical, chemical, biological or radiotherapy process.
A person performing any of those acts must do so under the supervision of the veterinary surgeon responsible for the act who must be available to intervene on short notice, in accordance with the directions given by the veterinary surgeon and, if applicable, the prescription written by the veterinary surgeon.
O.C. 631-2007, s. 3.
4. A person who, in the 5 years preceding 6 September 2007, worked continuously in a clinical setting under the supervision of a veterinary surgeon may perform the acts referred to in section 3 on the conditions set out therein.
O.C. 631-2007, s. 4.
5. (Omitted).
O.C. 631-2007, s. 5.
REFERENCES
O.C. 631-2007, 2007 G.O. 2, 2415
S.Q. 2008, c. 11, s. 212