M-9 - Medical Act

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31. The practice of medicine consists in assessing and diagnosing any health deficiency in a person in interaction with their environment, in preventing and treating illness to maintain or restore health or to provide appropriate symptom relief.
The following activities in the practice of medicine are reserved to physicians:
(1)  diagnosing illnesses;
(2)  prescribing diagnostic examinations;
(3)  using diagnostic techniques that are invasive or entail risks of injury;
(4)  determining medical treatment;
(5)  prescribing medications and other substances;
(6)  prescribing treatment;
(7)  using techniques or applying treatments that are invasive or entail risks of injury, including aesthetic procedures;
(8)  providing clinical monitoring of the condition of patients whose state of health is problematic;
(9)  providing pregnancy care and conducting deliveries;
(10)  making decisions as to the use of restraint measures;
(11)  deciding to use isolation measures in accordance with the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) and the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5); and
(12)  administering the drug or substance allowing an end-of-life patient to obtain medical aid in dying under the Act respecting end-of-life care (chapter S-32.0001).
1973, c. 46, s. 29; 2002, c. 33, s. 17; 2009, c. 28, s. 15; 2014, c. 2, s. 69.
31. The practice of medicine consists in assessing and diagnosing any deficiency in health and in preventing and treating illness to maintain or restore the health of a person in interaction with his environment.
The following activities in the practice of medicine are reserved to physicians:
(1)  diagnosing illnesses;
(2)  prescribing diagnostic examinations;
(3)  using diagnostic techniques that are invasive or entail risks of injury;
(4)  determining medical treatment;
(5)  prescribing medications and other substances;
(6)  prescribing treatment;
(7)  using techniques or applying treatments that are invasive or entail risks of injury, including aesthetic procedures;
(8)  providing clinical monitoring of the condition of patients whose state of health is problematic;
(9)  providing pregnancy care and conducting deliveries;
(10)  making decisions as to the use of restraint measures; and
(11)  deciding to use isolation measures in accordance with the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) and the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5).
1973, c. 46, s. 29; 2002, c. 33, s. 17; 2009, c. 28, s. 15.
31. The practice of medicine consists in assessing and diagnosing any deficiency in the health of human beings and in preventing and treating illness to maintain or restore health.
The following activities in the practice of medicine are reserved to physicians:
(1)  diagnosing illnesses;
(2)  prescribing diagnostic examinations;
(3)  using diagnostic techniques that are invasive or entail risks of injury;
(4)  determining medical treatment;
(5)  prescribing medications and other substances;
(6)  prescribing treatment;
(7)  using techniques or applying treatments that are invasive or entail risks of injury, including aesthetic procedures;
(8)  providing clinical monitoring of the condition of patients whose state of health is problematic;
(9)  providing pregnancy care and conducting deliveries; and
(10)  making decisions as to the use of restraint measures.
1973, c. 46, s. 29; 2002, c. 33, s. 17.
31. The practice of medicine consists in assessing and diagnosing any deficiency in the health of human beings and in preventing and treating illness to maintain or restore health.
The following activities in the practice of medicine are reserved to physicians:
(1)  diagnosing illnesses;
(2)  prescribing diagnostic examinations;
(3)  using diagnostic techniques that are invasive or entail risks of injury;
(4)  determining medical treatment;
(5)  prescribing medications and other substances;
(6)  prescribing treatment;
(7)  using techniques or applying treatments that are invasive or entail risks of injury, including aesthetic procedures;
(8)  providing clinical monitoring of the condition of patients whose state of health is problematic;
(9)  providing pregnancy care and conducting deliveries; and
In force: 2003-06-01
(10)  making decisions as to the use of restraint measures.
1973, c. 46, s. 29; 2002, c. 33, s. 17.
31. Every act having as its object to diagnose or treat any deficiency in the health of a human being constitutes the practice of medicine.
The practice of medicine shall comprise, in particular, medical consultation, prescribing of medication or treatment, radiotherapy, attendance at confinements, establishing and controlling diagnosis and treatment of illnesses or diseases.
1973, c. 46, s. 29.