M-8, r. 13 - 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

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3. A candidate holding a diploma in veterinary medicine issued by an educational institution outside Québec shall be granted a diploma equivalence if the diploma was issued upon completion of undergraduate university-level studies or the equivalent comprising not less than 183 credits, with each credit corresponding to 15 hours of theory, 30 hours of laboratory work or 45 hours of clinical practice. The credits shall be apportioned as follows:
(1)  General (Biometry, ethics, ethology, introduction to clinical work): not less than 7 credits;
(2)  Morphology (Anatomy, histology, embryology, mammalogy, genetics): not less than 35 credits;
(3)  Physiology (Biochemistry, pharmacology, physiology, nutrition, endocrinology, feeding): not less than 32 credits;
(4)  Bacteriology (Microbiology, bacteriology, virology, immunology, parasitology, toxicology): not les than 16 credits;
(5)  Pathology (General and systemic): not less than 27 credits;
(6)  Medicine and surgery (Anesthesiology, surgery, ophtalmology, surgical exercices, medicine of systems and species, introduction to clinical work): not less than 35 credits;
(7)  Herd medicine (Animal production, epizootic diseases, regulatory medicine): not less than 11 credits;
(8)  Clinical practice (Equine, bovine, canine and feline clinics, theriogenology, diagnostic laboratory): not less than 20 credits.
O.C. 280-93, s. 3; O.C. 679-96, s. 6.