The Evolving Scope of Practice of Veterinary Medicine in Ontario

April 10, 2017

Jan Robinson, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer at the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, and Elise Wickett, RVT and Past President of the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians, explain the key features of the proposed scope of practice model for the veterinary profession in Ontario. The proposed model includes a new definition of veterinary medicine; a list of authorized activities; title protection for both veterinarians and veterinary technicians; a list of exemptions; and a risk of harm clause. Consultation on the model is open until May 12, 2017.

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