M-8, r. 4 - Code of ethics of veterinary surgeons

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25.1. A veterinary surgeon who, pursuant to the third paragraph of section 60.4 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), communicates, orally or in writing, information protected by professional secrecy to prevent an act of violence shall, for each communication,
(1)  communicate the information immediately to the person exposed to the danger, that person’s representative, and to the persons who can come to that person’s aid;
(2)  use a means of communication that in the circumstances ensures the confidentiality of the information;
(3)  enter the following information in the client’s record:
(a)  the name of the person or group of persons exposed to a danger;
(b)  the name of the person who caused the member to communicate the information;
(c)  the reasons supporting the decision to communicate the information;
(d)  the name of the person to whom the information was given;
(e)  the date and time of the communication;
(f)  the means of communication; and
(g)  the content of the communication; and
(4)  within 5 days of the communication, send the syndic a notice regarding the communication that includes the reasons supporting the decision to communicate the information and the date and time it was communicated.
O.C. 364-2008, s. 21.