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Jurisprudence Exam

The College's jurisprudence exam requires applicants to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply relevant Ontario legislation and regulations, as well as College standards and guidelines.

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Draft Updated Professional Practice Standard - Telemedicine


At its October 2015 meeting, when Council approved a draft Professional Practice Standard: Telemedicine for publication, it directed that the Standard should be reviewed annually, as telemedicine is an emerging and rapidly developing practice in veterinary medicine.

At its November 2016 meeting, Council approved an updated draft Professional Practice Standard on Telemedicine for circulation and consultation. The new draft Professional Practice Standard continues to set out expectations for veterinarians who practice veterinary medicine via telemedicine. However, it further clarifies a number of practice expectations, including medical record and accreditation requirements and the ability to establish a veterinarian-client-patient relationship when practicing via telemedicine. If approved, the Professional Practice Standard will replace the previous College Professional Practice Standard on Telemedicine.

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