C-26 - Professional Code

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39.3. In this Code and in an Act constituting a professional order, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the word prescription means an individual or collective direction given by a professional authorized by law, specifying in particular the medications, treatments, examinations and other forms of care required, the circumstances in which they may be required and the possible contraindications.
For the purposes of the first paragraph, a person authorized by a law of another province or of a territory of Canada is also a professional authorized by law to the extent that the person would be authorized to give such a prescription if the person engaged in the person’s activities in Québec.
2002, c. 33, s. 4; 2012, c. 10, s. 9; 2011, c. 37, s. 5; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 8.
39.3. For the purposes of section 37.1 of this Code, the second paragraph of section 36 of the Nurses Act (chapter I-8) and the second paragraph of section 11.1 of the Act respecting medical imaging technologists, radiation oncology technologists and medical electrophysiology technologists (chapter T-5), the word prescription means a direction given to a professional by a physician, a dentist or another professional authorized by law, specifying the medications, treatments, examinations or other forms of care to be provided to a person or a group of persons, the circumstances in which they may be provided and the possible contraindications. A prescription may be individual or collective.
For the purposes of the second paragraph of section 7 of the Act respecting medical imaging technologists, radiation oncology technologists and medical electrophysiology technologists, the word prescription also means a direction given by a veterinary surgeon or a person holding a permit referred to in section 186.
The definition of the word prescription set out in the first paragraph applies, in addition to paragraph j of section 1 of the Pharmacy Act (chapter P-10), for the purposes of subparagraphs 5 and 10 of the second paragraph of section 17 of that Act.
2002, c. 33, s. 4; 2012, c. 10, s. 9; 2011, c. 37, s. 5.
39.3. For the purposes of section 37.1 of this Code, the second paragraph of section 36 of the Nurses Act (chapter I-8) and the second paragraph of section 11.1 of the Act respecting medical imaging technologists, radiation oncology technologists and medical electrophysiology technologists (chapter T-5), the word prescription means a direction given to a professional by a physician, a dentist or another professional authorized by law, specifying the medications, treatments, examinations or other forms of care to be provided to a person or a group of persons, the circumstances in which they may be provided and the possible contraindications. A prescription may be individual or collective.
For the purposes of the second paragraph of section 7 of the Act respecting medical imaging technologists, radiation oncology technologists and medical electrophysiology technologists, the word prescription also means a direction given by a veterinary surgeon or a person holding a permit referred to in section 186.
The definition of the word prescription set out in the first paragraph applies, in addition to paragraph j of section 1 of the Pharmacy Act (chapter P-10), for the purposes of subparagraph 5 of the second paragraph of section 17 of that Act.
2002, c. 33, s. 4; 2012, c. 10, s. 9.
39.3. For the purposes of section 37.1 of this Code and the second paragraph of section 36 of the Nurses Act (chapter I-8), the word prescription means a direction given to a professional by a physician, a dentist or another professional authorized by law, specifying the medications, treatments, examinations or other forms of care to be provided to a person or a group of persons, the circumstances in which they may be provided and the possible contraindications. A prescription may be individual or collective.
For the purposes of the second paragraph of section 7 of the Act respecting medical imaging technologists and radiation oncology technologists (chapter T-5), the word prescription also means a direction given by a veterinary surgeon or a person holding a permit referred to in section 186.
The definition of the word prescription set out in the first paragraph applies, in addition to paragraph j of section 1 of the Pharmacy Act (chapter P-10), for the purposes of subparagraph 5 of the second paragraph of section 17 of that Act.
2002, c. 33, s. 4.
39.3. For the purposes of section 37.1 of this Code and the second paragraph of section 36 of the Nurses Act (chapter I‐8), the word prescription means a direction given to a professional by a physician, a dentist or another professional authorized by law, specifying the medications, treatments, examinations or other forms of care to be provided to a person or a group of persons, the circumstances in which they may be provided and the possible contraindications. A prescription may be individual or collective.
For the purposes of the second paragraph of section 7 of the Radiology Technologists Act (chapter T‐5), the word prescription also means a direction given by a veterinary surgeon or a person holding a permit referred to in section 186.
The definition of the word prescription set out in the first paragraph applies, in addition to paragraph j of section 1 of the Pharmacy Act (chapter P‐10), for the purposes of subparagraph 5 of the second paragraph of section 17 of that Act.
2002, c. 33, s. 4.