College Connection Winter 2018 - Page 8

college connection PEER ADVISORY CONVERSATION PILOT PHASE 4 NOW UNDERWAY - REGISTER TODAY The goal of the Peer Advisory Conversation is to provide a positive learning experience and support for veterinarians in providing safe, competent care that is consistent with current practice standards and is in the best interest of those they serve. Registration for Pilot Phase 4 of the Peer Advisory Conversation is now open. Click here to complete the registration form. Available online ... Podcasts — The College offers podcasts to provide information to the public and licensed members. Podcasts are posted on the College website at podcasts. Listen and learn on various College initiatives! Prescribing and Dispensing: Dr. Kim Lambert, Associate Registrar, Quality Practice, is joined by College Practice Advisor Dr. Susan Sabatini to discuss the College’s new standards which concern veterinary obligations related to drugs. In August 2018, Council approved four new policy documents which cover prescribing, dispensing, extra- label drug use and compounding. Practice Advisory Service: Jan Robinson, Registrar and CEO, and Dr. Lambert provide an overview of the College’s popular Practice Advisory Service. Tune in to learn about the information that is available to assist the public and veterinarians in understanding College expectations. The service is free and confidential. College Connection is the official publication of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, informing members on regulatory issues, with the expectation that members will govern themselves accordingly. College Connection is charged with the responsibility of providing comprehensive, accurate and defensible information. Instilling public confidence in veterinary regulation. College of Veterinarians of Ontario 2106 Gordon Street Guelph, Ontario N1L 1G6 Phone: (519) 824-5600 Toll-free: 1-800-424-2856 Fax: (519) 824-6497 Toll-free fax: 1-888-662-9479 Editor: Jan Robinson  Assistant to the Editor: Kim Huson Publication mail agreement number: 40583010