The CVO’s Podcast

New practice standards on prescribing and dispensing veterinary drugs

November 24, 2018

Dr. Kim Lambert, Associate Registrar - Quality Practice, and Dr. Susan Sabatini, Practice Advisor, discuss the College of Veterinarians of Ontario’s new standards which concern veterinary obligations related to drugs. Council recently approved four new policy documents which cover prescribing, dispensing, extra-label drug use and compounding. These documents, along with their accompanying guides, outline the expectations to veterinarians and the public in this important area of veterinary medicine.

Helpful Links:

Prescribing a Drug - Professional Practice Standard and Guide

Dispensing a Drug - Professional Practice Standard and Guide

Use of Compounded Drugs in Veterinary Practice - Professional Practice Standard and Guide

Extra-Label Drug Use - Professional Practice Standard and Guide