Self Regulation The Canadian Model. CANADA. Ten Provinces Two Territories. COMMON FEATURES. Self Funding set own fees Professional Control of complaints investigations discipline. COMPLAINTS/DISCIPLINE. Processes defined by template Professional Control. COMPLAINTS.
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Self RegulationThe Canadian Model
REGULATING ONTARIO’S HEALTH PROFESSIONS
PUBLIC INTEREST/SELF INTEREST
SCOPE OF PRACTICE MODEL
“The practice of pharmacy is the custody, compounding and dispensing of drugs, the provision of non-prescription drugs, health care aids and devices and the provision of information related to drug use.”
STRIKING THE BALANCE (1989)
WEIGHING THE BALALNCE (1999)
CRITERIA FOR REGULATION
CRITERIA FOR REGULATION (cont’d)
The concept of “controlled acts” is set out in RHPA. This means that no one is permitted to perform a controlled act (13 of which are specifically referred to in the Act) unless they have been authorized by their profession specific Act to do so the controlled act has been delegated to them by someone authorized to perform it.
RHPA also sets out what has become known as the “harm provision” which basically states that it is illegal for anyone other than someone acting within their own scope of practice to treat or advise a person with respect to their health where it is reasonably foreseeable that serious physical harm may result.