A-5.1, r. 3 - Code of ethics of acupuncturists

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15. Unless they have sound and reasonable grounds therefor, acupuncturists may not terminate the professional services they provide to a patient.
The following in particular constitute sound and reasonable grounds:
(1)  loss of the patient’s confidence;
(2)  lack of cooperation on the part of the patient to participate in his or her treatment;
(3)  personality conflict between the acupuncturist and the patient;
(4)  conflict of interest or any situation in which their professional independence might be called into question; and
(5)  inducement by the patient to perform acts that he or she knows to be illegal, improper of fraudulent.
O.C. 502-2004, s. 15.