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  • Title: CVBC - Welcome to the CVBC
    Descriptive info: .. College of Veterinarians.. of British Columbia.. October 11, 2014.. ARCHIVE.. Draft Bylaws for Review.. Law & Policies.. ONLINE REGISTRY.. REGISTRY - DISCIPLINARY.. Unauthorized Practise.. About CVBC.. Registration.. Resources.. General Topics.. News.. Events.. Hearings.. Web Links.. Lost Pets.. Classifieds.. Registrants.. Welcome to the CVBC.. The mandate of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia (CVBC) is to ensure that the public and animals of B.. C.. are served by a competent and ethical profession.. To do this the CVBC must set and enforce standards of practice and conduct that apply to all veterinarians in B.. The.. Veterinarians Act.. creates the CVBC and sets out its general powers and duties relating to the regulation and advancement of the veterinary profession in BC.. The Act also prohibits the unauthorized practice of veterinary medicine by any person who is not a registered member of the CVBC.. The CVBC will intervene in clear cases of unauthorized practice.. The CVBC administers this mandate through the Council, which governs and oversees the College and its activities.. The Council, except for public members who are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council or Minister, are elected by the members of the CVBC pursuant to the.. and the CVBC/BCVMA Bylaws.. This website is a resource provided by the CVBC for the  ...   to the second tab on the left side to review the draft of the 5 parts of the proposed bylaws.. Aug 25.. West Nile Virus.. West Nile confirmed in 2 B.. Horses.. Jul 29.. Changes in Dog Exports to the United States.. Rabies vaccination requirements have changed for puppies.. Hot Topics.. Unregulated Internet Pharmacies.. The risk of un-regulated Internet Pharmacies.. Pet Food Recalls - the FDA Updates.. Link to FDA lists of foods, recall notices & updates.. Poison Information:.. Secondary Poisoning from Euthanasia Drug.. Information on sodium pentobarbital.. BC SPCA 10 Holiday Seasonal Tips.. Safety tips for pets in your home.. Acetaminophen Danger to Pets.. How dangerous is Acetaminophen ?.. Pet Care at Home:.. Pets and Cold Weather.. Top Ten Tips for Pets and Cold Weather.. RAW MEAT DIETS - Prevention of Risk.. Careful food preparation prevents risk to humans & animals.. Animal Disease Information:.. Rabies.. Frequently Asked Questions on rabies and vaccinations.. Swine Flu - BC Centre for Disease Control.. Swine Flu (severe respiratory illness - SRI) information.. Methicillin-resistant Staph.. aureus.. Avoiding risk of transmission of MRSA to humans.. Canine & Feline Vaccines - Info.. Guidelines & info from veterinary practice authorities.. Avian Influenza.. Helpful information links.. bcvm0100.. cfm 2014.. 03.. 20 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'.. PowerSite.. 2.. 73..

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  • Title: CVBC - ARCHIVE
    Descriptive info: Home.. ARCHIVE.. ANNUAL REPORTS.. CVBC (formerly BCVMA) Annual Reports from 2005.. CVBC COUNCIL MINUTES.. CVBC Council meeting minutes starting from September 2010 and including 2013.. cfm 2009.. 10.. 25 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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  • Title: CVBC - Draft Bylaws for Review
    Descriptive info: Draft Bylaws for Review.. DRAFT BYLAWS NOW POSTED.. Comments regarding the final draft of the bylaws can be sent to the CVBC office by email to.. executiveassist@cvbc.. ca.. , fax 604-929-7095 or mail addressed to CVBC Executive Assistant #107 - 828 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver, B.. V7P 3R9.. CVBC Registrants may wish to review the bylaws and attend one of the regional meetings  ...   time to RSVP for these meetings!.. Thursday, Oct.. 9 - Victoria.. 16 - Burnaby.. Wednesday, Oct.. 22 - Kelowna.. 23 - Prince George.. 23 - Kamloops.. Part 1: GOVERNANCE "DRAFT".. Part 2: REGISTRATION BYLAWS "DRAFT".. Part 3: ACCREDITATION AND NAMING "DRAFT".. Part 4: ETHICS AND STANDARDS "DRAFT".. Part 5: COMPLAINTS, RESOLUTIONS AND DISCIPLINE "DRAFT".. 08 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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  • Title: CVBC - Law & Policies
    Descriptive info: Law & Policies.. Notice Regarding the CVBC Bylaws.. Please note that the CVBC Bylaws are in the process of being re-written, and some sections listed below may be invalid.. Most of the Bylaws listed below were established under the old Veterinarians Act, RSBC 1996, c.. 476.. The old Act was replaced with the new Veterinarians Act, SBC 2010 c.. 15 on September 15, 2010.. This was followed by the Transitional Bylaw on September 19, 2010.. Both of these documents supersede any old Bylaws in conflict, and thus necessitated the abovementioned re-writing of the Bylaws.. For more information on the new Bylaw development click on BYLAW REVIEW on the left side of this page.. A) Veterinarians Act, SBC 2010 c.. 15.. B) BYLAWS.. B) CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws -  ...   - Committee on Certified Technicians.. B) CVBC Bylaws - Fines & Costs Bylaw.. B) CVBC Bylaws - Transitional Bylaw.. C) GUIDELINES - CVBC (BCVMA) - Guidelines for Dissemination of Information.. C) GUIDELINES - CVBC (BCVMA) - Marketing Rules.. C) GUIDELINES - CVBC (BCVMA)-SPCA Animals in Critical Distress Protocol.. D) POLICIES - CVBC (BCVMA) Policy - Disclosure and Confidentiality of Regulatory Matters.. D) POLICIES - CVBC Bylaw Review Policies.. D) POLICIES - CVBC Policies & Procedures - CVBC Committee Appointments.. D) POLICIES - CVBC Policies & Procedures - CVBC Change of Registration Class Fees.. D) POLICIES - CVBC Policies & Procedures - CVBC Council Meeting Policy.. D) POLICIES - CVBC Policies & Procedures - CVBC Prescribing and Imposing Levies.. 09.. 17 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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  • Title: CVBC - ONLINE REGISTRY
    Descriptive info: ONLINE REGISTRY.. To view a listing of CVBC Reigstrants please go to the pdf document titled CVBC Registrants List.. To view a listing of CVBC Diplomates (Specialists) please go to the pdf document titled Diplomates List.. To view a listing of Clinics or Hospitals by city and including the Designated Member for that facility please go to the pdf below; Online Facility Directory with DM.. Download Acrobat Document:.. 141001_CVBC_Registrants_List-final.. pdf.. 626,465 bytes.. 141001_Diplomate_Listing__2014.. 627,585 bytes.. 140905_Online_Facility_Directory_with_DMs.. 866,763 bytes.. 01 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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  • Title: CVBC - REGISTRY - DISCIPLINARY
    Descriptive info: REGISTRY - DISCIPLINARY.. ONLINE DISCIPLINE REGISTRY.. Pursuant to sections 89(3)(a) (b) and 41(2)(e) (f) of the.. , S.. B.. 2010, c.. 15 (the 'Act'), the CVBC is mandated to include, in its online registry of registrants and former registrants whose registration has been cancelled for less than one year, a record of all disciplinary actions, if any, taken in respect of the individual, and the reasons for the action, along with a notation of all cancellations and suspensions, if any, of the individual's registration, taken not more than 5 years prior to September 15, 2010.. Pursuant to section 89(3) of the Act, Council has limited discretion to direct the registrar to withhold or remove such information from the online registry.. The following is a summary of the decisions of the BCVMA resulting in disciplinary actions, cancellations or suspensions issued by the BCVMA / CVBC after September 15, 2005.. PART I - INTERIM SUSPENSIONS OR RESTRICTIONS.. PART II - HEARING OUTCOMES.. Section 68 of the Veterinarians Act requires the Investigation Committee (IC) or the Discipline Committee (DC) to direct the Registrar to give public notice on the CVBC website of all Remedial Actions by Consent (RAC) and Consent Orders (CO) by posting the name of the registrant, along with the description of the action taken along with the reasons for the action taken.. PART III - REMEDIAL ACTION BY CONSENT (RAC); A SUMMARY OF THE RACs APPROVED BY THE INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE.. PART IV - CONSENT ORDER (CO); A SUMMARY OF THE COs APPROVED BY THE INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE OR THE DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE.. PART V - CONSENT RESOLUTIONS APPROVED UNDER THE FORMER VETERINARIANS ACT, RSBC 1996, C.. 467 (September 15, 2005 - September 15, 2010).. Registrant:.. Dr.. Moira Drosdovech.. File Number(s):.. 10-067.. Decisions:.. CVBC Investigation Committee (November 30, 2010).. Order:.. The Registrant may not use, prescribe, recommend or administer any drug or therapeutic substance that has not been approved for distribution in Canada by Health Canada [such as a drug (DIN), pesticide (PC No.. ) or natural health product (NHP)].. Updated April 17, 2014.. Wayne Etherington.. File Number:.. 12-085.. CVBC Investigation Committee (February 16, 2013).. The Investigation Committee has suspended the registrant pursuant to section 65(2)(b) of the Veterinarians Act.. The Investigation Committee has taken this extraordinary action to protect the public interest due to the number and seriousness of formal complaints received by this office alleging sexual misconduct involving women, both employees and clients.. Although unproven at this time, these allegations, if proven, suggest a high degree of professional misconduct and conduct unbecoming a registrant that extraordinary action to protect the public interest must be taken.. Further, that the terms of a prior order of the Investigation Committee (February 15, 2013) which provided the option of continued veterinary practice under the supervision of a chaperone were not adhered to, in that the Registrar (Interim) of the CVBC was not contacted before 4:30 p.. m.. on February 15, 2013 for directions regarding the assignment of a chaperone.. Posted: February 18, 2013.. By Date of Decision.. Registrant:.. Arminder Brar.. Inquiry Number:.. 05-01.. BCVMA Inquiry Committee (October 6, 2006); BCVMA Council (March 27, 2007).. Findings:.. In relation to Canine A, Dr.. Brar failed to use a level of care, skill and knowledge expected of a reasonably competent practitioner in the advice and management of treatment in that he recommended the amputation of the third phalanx of the affected digit which was unjustified and constituted excessive treatment; and, in relation to Canine B, Dr.. Brar failed to use a level of care, skill and knowledge expected of a reasonably competent practitioner to understand the pathology and treatment of immune mediated thrombocytopenia (IMTP).. Council found that Dr.. Brar engaged in unprofessional conduct.. Disposition:.. Council issued Dr.. Brar a formal reprimand and suspended him from practice for a period of one month.. Council issued a restriction that Dr.. Brar not treat and must refer any immune mediated disease cases until completing remedial training of a minimum three weeks duration.. Brar was required to pass an exam on the subject of diagnosis and treatment of immune mediated diseases of small animals and to pay the costs of the inquiry.. Posted: March 5, 2011.. Rameez Sharma.. 06-03.. BCVMA Inquiry Committee (December 17, 2006); BCVMA Council (June 26, 2007).. In relation to a Feline A, Dr.. Sharma failed to use a level of care, skill and knowledge expected of a reasonably competent practitioner and failed to create, maintain and keep current a medical record containing appropriate detail.. In relation to a Feline B, Dr.. Sharma failed to use a level of care, skill and knowledge expected of a reasonably competent practitioner in the level of performance of a tendonectomy; failed to obtain informed consent as to the services to be provided; failed to create, maintain and keep current a medical record; falsified, deliberately, the medical record and made misleading statements to the client regarding the performance of a tendonectomy; falsified, deliberately, the medical record, with the intent to mislead the Complaint Officer; and, made misleading statements to the Complaint Officer that he did not perform a tendonectomy when he knew the statements to be untrue.. Council found Dr.. Sharma guilty of unprofessional conduct.. Sharma was suspended from practice for one year and ordered to pay a fine of $5,000 and the costs of the inquiry.. Council imposed a practice restriction that Dr.. Sharma not perform declaws (onychectomies) and tendonectomies until he wrote and passed an examination on these procedures.. Council also required Dr.. Sharma to write and pass the BCVMA Bylaws and Ethics examination before being reinstated to practice.. Dr.. Sharma is entitled to practice veterinary medicine however the practice restriction imposed by Council remains in effect.. Posted: March 25, 2011.. Jogpreet Jagpal.. 06-02.. BCVMA Inquiry Committee (April 20, 2007); BCVMA Council (October 12, 2007).. In relation to a feline, Dr.. Jagpal failed to provide the appropriate level of care, skill, and knowledge expected of a reasonably competent practitioner and failed to prepare and maintain a medical record containing appropriate detail of the history, examination, diagnosis, recommendations and treatment including medications prescribed and administered, referrals and other pertinent information.. In relation to a canine, Dr.. Jagpal failed to obtain informed consent as to the services to be provided to a patient by not providing the clients with the information including advice, reasonably required, to enable the clients to make informed choices concerning the health care of their animal; failed to use a level of care, skill and knowledge expected of a reasonably competent practitioner in the advice and management of the treatment; and, failed to maintain and keep current a medical record containing appropriate detail of the history, examination, diagnosis, recommendations, and treatments, including medications prescribed and administered and other pertinent information pertaining to the patient.. Jagpal guilty of unprofessional conduct.. Jagpal was suspended from practice for a period of three months and was ordered to take a course on medical records prior to the re-instatement of his license.. Jagpal was restricted from performing fracture repair until taking and demonstrating attendance in a course on orthopedic surgery and was required to pay a fine of $5,000 and the costs of the inquiry.. Pavitar Bajwa.. 08-02.. BCVMA Inquiry Committee (September 18, 2008); BCVMA Council (February 20, 2009).. Bajwa failed to respond promptly and appropriately to letters from a complaint officer in complaint investigations on several occasions, made unprofessional and inappropriate comments about the integrity of a complaint officer, and failed to maintain a complete and proper medical record on a patient.. Bajwa guilty of unprofessional conduct.. Council imposed the following penalty on Dr.. Bajwa: a reprimand, a requirement to take a specific medical records course and a fine of $ 10,000.. Robert Ashburner.. 08-03.. BCVMA Inquiry Committee (November 28, 2009); BCVMA Council (June 20, 2009).. During a private meeting which was secretly recorded, Dr.. Ashburner failed to respect the dignity and professional status of a fellow member and belittled, injured or made careless, critical comments on the professional standing or actions of another member.. Ashburner guilty of unprofessional conduct.. Council issued a warning to Dr.. Ashburner that the duty a veterinarian owes to fellow members to respect their dignity and professional status must be observed at all times.. Council stated that it is never acceptable to belittle, injure or make careless critical comment on the professional standing or actions of another member, regardless of the circumstances.. Hakam Bhullar.. 05-02.. File numbers:.. 03-078(a), 04-001, 04-007, 04-052(b), A04-040 04-067.. BCVMA Inquiry Committee (September 16, 2008); BCVMA Council (December 4, 2009).. Findings:.. File 03-078(a) - In relation to Canine A, on which Dr.. Bhullar performed a debarking surgery, Dr.. Bhullar failed to exercise a reasonable degree of care, skill and knowledge with respect to intra-operative and post-operative care; failed to obtain the informed consent of the owner prior to performing the debarking surgery; misled the owner with respect to Dr.. Bhullar's experience in performing the debarking surgery; failed to refer Canine A to another appropriate veterinarian for follow-up care; failed to exercise a reasonable degree of care, skill and knowledge with respect to follow-up care after debarking surgery; failed to release the medical records of Canine A within a reasonable time after a request for those records was made by a succeeding veterinary caregiver; failed, without reasonable excuse, to respond within a reasonable time to a request by the BCVMA for the release of Canine A's records and misled the BCVMA in this regard; and, fabricated a portion of the medical records concerning Canine A with respect to debarking surgery and post-operative care.. File 04-001 - Dr.. Bhullar failed to release, in a full and timely manner, the medical records of Feline A to an authorized subsequent veterinary caregiver.. File 04-007.. -.. In relation to Canine B, Dr.. Bhullar failed to create adequate medical records and recorded incorrect information in the medical records; failed to exercise a reasonable degree of care, skill and knowledge with respect to diagnosis and treatment;.. and, failed to release medical records to a subsequent authorized veterinary caregiver in a timely manner.. File 04-052(b) - Dr.. Bhullar misrepresented his identity to the owners of Feline B and concealed his own identity while dealing with the said owners with respect to a complaint made against another veterinarian; attempted through the promise of money to induce the owners of Feline B into withdrawing a complaint made to the BCVMA; misled a notary public into participating in a scheme in which Dr.. Bhullar misrepresented his identity to the owners of Feline B and improperly secured an affidavit from them withdrawing a complaint; failed to respond to communications from the BCVMA; and, improperly impugned the care provided by another member of the BCVMA with respect to Feline B.. File A04-040 04-067 - Dr.. Bhullar contravened certain marketing guidelines of the BCVMA.. Bhullar guilty of unprofessional conduct.. Disposition:.. Council concluded that Dr.. Bhullar was not a governable member of the BCVMA.. Council ordered Dr.. Bhullar to pay the costs of the inquiry to the BCVMA and directed that his name be erased from the register.. Two members of Council, in minority, while agreeing that erasure and payment of costs was appropriate, recommended that Council entertain an application by Dr.. Bhullar for reinstatement as a member of the BCVMA after a period of four years.. Andrew Jones.. 09-01.. BCVMA Inquiry Committee (April 20, 2010); CVBC Council (September 20, 2010).. Jones engaged in marketing practices in contravention of the Bylaws and violated written undertakings he provided to the BCVMA regarding his marketing practices.. Jones guilty of unprofessional conduct.. Jones a formal reprimand and a warning against future violations of the Bylaws.. Jones was ordered to pay a fine of $20,000 for violating the marketing guidelines, a fine of $10,000 for violating his two personal undertakings to the BCVMA, and the costs of the inquiry.. Stephen Harvey.. File Number:.. 09-03.. BCVMA Inquiry Committee (May 25, 2010); CVBC Council (November 13, 2010).. Harvey failed to use a level of care, skill and knowledge of a reasonably competent practitioner in the advice and management of treatment and failed to create, maintain and keep current a medical record containing appropriate detail of the history, examination, diagnosis, recommendations and other treatment, including medications prescribed and administered, and other pertinent information pertaining to the client.. Harvey guilty of unprofessional conduct.. Harvey a formal reprimand.. Harvey was ordered to pay a fine of $10,000 and the costs of the inquiry in the amount of $5,000.. Council directed Dr.. Harvey to undertake not to prescribe the drug dipyrone in canine patients, to complete a course on medical records and, in addition to his yearly continuing education requirements, to complete 30 additional hours in Pharmacy, Critical Care and Internal Medicine.. Michael Bratt.. 11-04.. CVBC Discipline Committee - August 7, 2012 (Decision); November 13, 2012 (Penalty).. The Discipline Committee found that Dr.. Bratt failed to comply with the.. , a regulation or bylaw on each of the following three counts;.. 1.. Bratt admitted that he engaged in misconduct by moving his facility practice location without prior notice to the CVBC (then the BCVMA) contrary to section 22.. 1, 22.. 2 and 37(5) of the Bylaws.. Bratt admitted that he engaged in misconduct by moving his facility practice location and operating it prior to the decision of the Practice Accreditation Committee contrary to section 38(1) and 41 of the Bylaws.. 3.. Bratt's veterinary facility was accredited as a general facility under the Bylaws.. Bratt did not seek accreditation for his practice as an emergency facility, which is a distinct, specialized facility.. Bratt employed a red neon Emergency sign in the window of this clinic.. The Discipline Committee found that the existence of the neon sign, whether lit or unlit, was reasonably capable of misleading the public into believing either that the facility was an emergency facility or that the clinic had the available resources including the time needed to manage some emergency cases.. the Discipline Committee therefore found that the conduct of displaying the Emergency sign during the period of July 10, 2010 to November 2010 was misconduct that amounted to a breach of sections 103 and 104 of the Code of Ethics concerning advertising by a veterinarian.. The Discipline Committee accepted the joint submission on penalty proposed by Dr.. Bratt and counsel for the CVBC.. Bratt was:.. a) ordered to pay a fine in the amount of $1,500 on each of count 1 and 2; and a fine of $4,500 on count 3, for a total fine of $7,500.. b) required to remove the Emergency sign by 11:00 a.. on Thursday, November 15, 2012; and,.. c) ordered to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation and the discipline hearing.. Bratt also undertook not to erect any sign using or displaying the word emergency unless and until his facility is accredited as an emergency clinic.. Posted: March 12, 2013.. Bhupinder Johar.. File Numbers:.. 04-111, 05-035, 05-012, 04-029 (08-01 / H12-10).. BCVMA Inquiry Committee [continuing under the.. 15] (August 2012); CVBC Discipline Committee (December 2013).. File 04-111: The three charges that proceeded to hearing were not proven.. File 05-035: Dr.. Johar performed a caesarean section on a dog.. The following day, the puppies were not doing well and the owner took the puppies to a second veterinarian facility.. Johar refused to release the dog's complete medical record to the second veterinarian facility but did provide a one page written summary.. Johar told the dog's owner that the second veterinary facility was making the puppies die because they did not want Dr.. Johar in the neighborhood.. Johar further stated that the second veterinary  ...   costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: March 9, 2012.. 10-060b.. Briggs undertook to attend specified continuing education, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Michael Charach.. Complaint File Number:.. 12-074.. On June 26, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Description Reasons:.. Charach undertook to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics and breach of a previously signed Consent resolution regarding the same section.. Posted: August 27, 2014.. Angela Damant.. 09-081.. On February 2, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Damant undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: February 12, 2012.. Narinder Dhanjal.. 11-058c.. Dhanjal undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. 08-080.. On October 27, 2011 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Etherington undertook to take specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: March 12, 2012.. Sheila Finch.. 13-035b.. On May 15, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Finch undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: June 19, 2014.. Christine Forbes.. 10-030.. Forbes undertook to attend specified continuing education, accept a reprimand, pay a fine, and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 43, 46 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Ben Greenberg.. 09-113.. On February 6, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Greenberg undertook to attend specified continuing education, cease dispensing homeopathic remedies to humans, pay a fine, and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 12, 35 and 38 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: March 28, 2014.. Jasdeep Grewal.. 12-046.. On October 17, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Grewal undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: December 10, 2013.. Roy Gutteridge.. 10-060a.. On February 7, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Gutteridge undertook to abide by specific conditions in the event that he returns to active practice and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Theresa Hart.. 10-072.. Hart undertook to take specified continuing education, pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breaching section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Stein Hoff.. 09-067.. On December 1, 2011 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Hoff undertook to objectively assess his surgical skills and refer as required, attend specified continuing education, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 42 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: February 10, 2012.. Surjit Jogar.. 11-042a.. On April 3, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. At the time of the execution of the Remedial Actin by Consent Dr.. Jogar was not a Registrant with the CVBC.. Before Dr.. Jogar can be reinstated to active practice he undertakes to attend prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: May 5, 2014.. Megan Jones.. 11-084.. Jones undertook to ensure appropriate hospital protocols are in place, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: August 19, 2013.. Balraj Judge.. 10-069a.. Judge undertook to attend specified continuing education, ensure that he obtain adequate informed consent in the future, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 36 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted:December 10, 2013.. Nurez Kassam.. 11-017.. Kassam undertook to take specified continuing education, accept a reprimand, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 12, 14.. 1, 31, 61 and 84 of the CVBC Code o Ethics.. Posted:March 28, 2014.. Vivien Leung.. 12-031b.. Leung undertook to attend specified continuing education, obtain proper informed consent when prescribing NSAIDs to cats in the future, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Keith Lilley.. 10-043b.. On September 5, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Lilley undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: November 7, 2013.. Jamie Lawson.. 10-029a.. On August 16, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Lawson undertook to pay 50% costs of the investigation for breaching Section 81 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A-BCVMA Code of Ethics.. Posted: March 12, 2013.. Sharmila Makhan.. 09-078.. Makhan undertook to make all reasonable efforts to obtain informed consent in the future and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: February 10, 2012.. Randeep Malhotra.. 09-079a.. Malhotra undertook to complete specified continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breaching Section 31 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A - BCVMA Code of Ethics.. Parminder Mangat.. 12-031a.. Mangat undertook to attend complete continuing and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 36 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. David Marlow.. 11-056.. On June 7, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Marlow undertook to attend specified continuing education and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: July 17, 2012.. Cathy Lynn McDougall.. 08-103.. McDougall undertook to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Leah Montgomery.. 12-086a.. Montgomery undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: December 10, 2013.. Gerry Out.. 09-091.. Out agreed to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: June 1, 2012.. Elmer Phillipson.. 10-019.. Phillipson undertook to complete specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breaching Sections 31 36 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A-BCVMA Code of Ethics.. Martin Rebele.. 11-059-A.. Rebele undertook to attend specified continuing education, refrain from breaching the Guidelines-CVBC (BCVMA) - Marketing Rules in the future and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 102 and 103 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Kuldeip Sekhon.. 11-067.. Sekhon undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: August 19, 2013.. Nick Shaw.. 09-125.. Shaw undertook to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Kevin Shura.. 11-083b.. On April 11, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Shura undertook to abide by the CVBC Code of Ethics in the future and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of s.. 57, 59, 60 and 61 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: June 21, 2013.. Bharpur Singh.. 09-109.. Singh undertook to attend specified continuing education and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. 09-105.. On May 23, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.. Posted: July 22, 2013.. Rajwinder Singh.. 10-049.. Singh undertook to attend specific continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of s.. 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Upender Tomar.. 13-021.. Tomar undertook to complete prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Erik Wirtanen.. 09-085.. Wirtanen undertook to obtain informed consent in the future and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Jeanette Wood.. 09-064.. Wood undertook to attend specified continuing education, to pay a fine, and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. M.. Shuaib Zaffer.. Complaint File Numbers:.. 07-068 09-079b.. Zaffer undertook to complete specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breaching Section 31 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A-BCVMA Code of Ethics.. PART IV - CONSENT ORDER (CO); A SUMMARY OF THE COs APPROVED BY THE INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE OR THE DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE.. 10-045.. On April 3, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Bratt undertook to abide by the CVBC Bylaws and Code of Ethics, pay a fine, and accept a reprimand for breach of Sections 37(7), 37(8) and 37(90) of the CVBC Bylaws and Section 114 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Michael Charach.. 12-009-A.. On February 6, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Charach undertook to abide by the current or future CVBC marketing guidelines, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of the Guidelines - CVBC (BCVMA) - Marketing Rules.. Posted: April 1, 2014.. Brian Danks.. 09-035b.. On October 17, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Danks undertook to attend specified continuing education, accept a reprimand, pay a fine and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 34 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Jaswinder Dhot.. 08-035b 08-055a.. On December 5, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Dhot undertook to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of sections 31 and 83 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: February 4, 2014.. 10-067.. On August 16, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Drosdovech failed to review previous medical records on a patient, used a toxic substance not approved by Health Canada and not approved for sale in Canada to treat lymphoma in a dog, which caused a severe adverse reaction.. Drosdovech agrees not to use, prescribe, recommend or administer any drug or therapeutic substance that has not been approved for distribution in Canada by Health Canada.. She agrees to inform owners of consequences of off-label use.. She agrees to attend specific continuing education, pay a fine of $5000, and 50% of the costs of the investigation.. Posted: October 30, 2012.. Eliot Kaplan.. 10-039.. On June 7, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Kaplan failed to obtain properly informed consent before extracting additional teeth in a dog.. Kaplan undertakes to make all reasonable efforts to obtain informed consent in the future and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation.. Posted: July 17, 2012.. Gurnam Kundlas.. 11-028c.. On May 15, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Kundlas undertook to refrain from using laser for surgery until competence in laser surgery is demonstrated, attend specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Harjeet Makkar.. 10-023.. On February 7, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Makkar undertook to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine, accept a reprimand, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Moses Milstein.. 09-116b.. On September 5, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Milstein undertook to obtain informed consent for all medical procedures in the future.. Milstein also undertook to pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Section 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Posted: November 13, 2013.. Michael Orser.. 08-037b.. On November 29, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Orser and the CVBC have reached a Consent Order wherein Dr.. Orser admits that in the case of patient Mika a request for the transfer of medical records was not fulfilled in a timely manner by an associate veterinarian.. As the Designated Member for Alouette Animal Hospital it is Dr.. Orser's responsibility to ensure staff comply with the obligations and requirements of Bylaws 86 and 91 of the CVBC.. Orser accepts that the failure to comply with the bylaws is deserving of a reprimand.. Orser undertakes to remind all staff of obligations and requirements of Bylaws 86 89.. The CVBC assessed Dr.. Orser $2,000 to defray the costs of investigating the matter.. Naresh Patyal.. 10-021a 10-069c.. Patyal undertook to provide appropriate discharge instructions to clients, ensure information consent, attend required continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 36 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Janne Potter.. 09-005.. Janne Potter and the CVBC have reached a Consent Agreement wherein Dr.. Potter undertakes to use her facility prescription pad only to prescribe prescriptions, to create and maintain better medical records including records including initials for each entry, and to pay costs to the CVBC in the amount of $600.. The CVBC considers this agreement is necessary in the public interest that records be of a nature to facilitate tracing of prescription requisitions to their source.. Amandeep Preet.. 09-110.. Preet undertook to attend prescribed continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Rich Vanderwal.. 12-016.. Description Reasons.. : Dr.. Vanderwal failed to properly supervise a PhD/veterinary student while under his employ.. Vanderwal undertakes to ensure proper supervision of PhD/veterinary students in the future, pay a fine an 50% costs of the investigation.. Posted: June 24, 2014.. 09-100.. On June 27, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.. Wirtanen agreed that he engaged in professional misconduct with respect to communication and deportment toward a colleague.. Wirtanen also engaged in the operation of an unauthorized veterinary facility.. Wirtanen agreed to pay a fine, attend specified continuing education, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 12, 20, 23, 24, 27 and 53 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.. Page Current As Of: September 15, 2014.. 467.. Between September 15, 2005 and September 15, 2010.. 15 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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  • Title: CVBC - Unauthorized Practise
    Descriptive info: Unauthorized Practise.. The College of Veterinarians is entrusted with the power under the.. to protect the public from unauthorized individuals who illegally represent themselves as veterinarians or who illegally practise veterinary medicine.. (.. , section 3, section 46 and section 47).. http://www.. bclaws.. ca/EPLibraries/bclaws_new/document/ID/freeside/00_10015_01#section3.. ca/EPLibraries/bclaws_new/document/ID/freeside/00_10015_01#section46.. ca/EPLibraries/bclaws_new/document/ID/freeside/00_10015_01#section47.. THE RISKS OF NOT USING A VETERINARIAN.. Members of the public endanger the health of their animal by entrusting their care to unauthorized and unregulated providers:.. ·.. There is no assurance that the unauthorized person is qualified or competent to provide treatment.. There is no assurance that any materials or equipment used are safe or sterile.. There is no accountability for poor or unsatisfactory treatment or outcomes.. EXAMPLES OF UNAUTHORIZED PRACTISE.. People engage in the unauthorized practise of veterinary medicine, whether, for a fee or not, they perform, offer to perform or imply that they may perform any act within the definition of veterinary medicine.. , section 46 and section 1).. ca/EPLibraries/bclaws_new/document/ID/freeside/00_10015_01#section1.. Examples include:.. Offering to alleviate an animal's pain or condition.. Offering to diagnose an animal disease.. Cleaning an animal's teeth below the gum line.. F.. loating.. of a horse's  ...   animal experimentation.. FILING AN AUTHORIZED COMPLAINT.. To file a complaint contact the Unauthorized Practise Committee in writing.. The College will review the information and investigate.. If the facts show that someone is engaged in the unauthorized practise of veterinary medicine, the College of Veterinarians will take the steps necessary to resolve the matter.. The College of Veterinarians has statutory authority to seek a court injunction.. UNAUTHORIZED PRACTISE - ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS.. The College of Veterinarians of BC has taken enforcement action against the following individuals for providing veterinary medicine illegally.. Those listed are not registered to practise veterinary medicine in BC:.. Julie Ann Lee and Adored Beast Veterinary Clinic Ltd.. Sylvia MacDonald and Sylvia MacDonald carrying on business as K9 Dental Care.. Bill Bishop (doing business as The Horse's Mouth Equine Dentistry).. Jane Hunt and Barkley Veterinary Services.. Corinne Henderson and Dentapet Clinic and Dentapet.. com.. The outcomes of these enforcement actions are attached below.. Corrine Henderson and Dentapet Clinic and Dentapet.. Julie Ann Lee and Adored Beast Veterinary Clinic.. Sylvia MacDonald ( doing business as K9 Dental care).. 07.. 02 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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  • Title: CVBC - About CVBC
    Descriptive info: About CVBC.. Annual Reports.. Council Meeting Dates 2014 - 2015.. Council of the CVBC.. Current Council Meeting Minutes.. Meeting minutes from 2014.. For minutes from 2010 - 2013 please go to 'Archive'.. CVBC Logo.. CVBC Mandate.. Registration to Practice in B.. Staff of CVBC.. The CVBC Complaints Process.. How to Contact Us.. cfm 2012.. 06.. 18 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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  • Title: CVBC - Registration
    Descriptive info: Registration.. Explanation and forms necessary to be.. registered.. under the.. and thereby entitled to practice veterinary medicine in B.. The active private practice categories are.. General Private Practice.. and.. Specialty Private Practice.. Registration as a Veterinarian in BC.. THE REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION ARE OUTLINED BELOW.. THE REGISTRAR WILL EITHER GRANT REGISTRATION OR FORWARD THE APPLICATION TO.. THE REGISTRATION COMMITTEE.. BYLAW EXAMS ARE A  ...   AT THE WCVM IN APRIL.. 1st Step - Before you apply to the CVBC, see the NEB.. 2nd Step - Application for Registration with the CVBC.. Accredited Veterinary Schools List.. Annual Registrant Dues 2014.. CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS.. CVBC Registration Class (Status) Changes.. English Proficiency Requirement.. Letters of Good Standing for CVBC Registrants.. Name Changes.. 19 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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  • Title: CVBC - Resources
    Descriptive info: Resources.. Helpful resources for and about the veterinary professional and staff.. Animal Export Movement Form for Small Animals.. Information regarding certification of health status of small animals for travel.. Animal Health Technologist Programs in BC.. In New Westminster & Kamloops, BC.. Beef InfoNet - A Website for Beef Producers.. Beef InfoNet aims to meet the Information Needs of Beef Producers.. CFIA Notices.. Slaughter horses entering Canada from the U.. S.. ; Veterinary Prescription Feed Requirements and Extra Label use of Veterinary Vaccines.. CFIA Regional District Veterinarians.. Contact info for Federal Regional District CFIA Veterinarians.. Grief Counselling for  ...   for Corporate Name Approval.. Info re approvals needed for Registrar of Companies.. Requests for CVBC Practice Name Approvals and Name Change Forms.. Applications for CVBC Approval of New Facility or Practice Names, and Name Changes.. Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology.. An Invitation to BC Veterinary Professionals to Act as Mentors.. Tattoo Identification Program.. Tattoo Code for 2014 is "B" --- The Tattoo Code list is attached here.. Wild Bird Mortality Investigation Protocol.. You have found a dead bird, now what?.. Wildlife and Veterinarians.. Veterinary care and responsibility when dealing with injured wildlife.. cfm 2013..

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  • Title: CVBC - General Topics
    Descriptive info: College of Veterinarians of British Columbia.. General Topics.. Miscellaneous.. Veterinary Care, Bills & Records.. Frequently Asked Questions, incl Prescription info.. Unauthorized Practice of Veterinary Medicine.. The unauthorized practice of veterinary medicine poses a risk to the public and its animals.. Veterinary Visit with Barkly.. A video-look at a typical checkup at the vet's office.. Dental Care for Pets.. Things you should know - By Loic Legendre, DVM, Diplomate (Specialist) in Animal Dentistry.. Scrapie Resistance in Purebred Sheep.. 1st Phase of Genotype Testing of BC Purebred Sheep for Scrapies Resistance Complete.. Consumer Alert on Selecting a Puppy (Designer Dogs).. Letter to the Vancouver Sun from the BCVMA.. Equine Dentistry.. Veterinarians and Equine Dentistry.. Vaccinating your own pet.. Information for the lay person about vaccinations.. Poison Information.. Animal Poison Control Centre (ASPCA).. Information to help in keeping your pets safe.. Top 10 Pet Poisons of 2008.. Xylitol can be poisonous.. Xylitol, used as an artificial sweetener in things like chewing  ...   safe and happy when summer arrives.. Salmonella Infection in Humans from Raw Pet Foods.. Natural Pet Treats, Raw Food Diets for Pets and proper handling instructions without any risk to your health.. Dog Bites - Protecting Children.. Dogs can be friendly, and dogs can bite!.. Shelter Pup-lishing basic obedience book.. A helpful resource for dog owners.. Animal Disease Information.. Ticks and Lyme Disease of Pets.. General Information.. Canine Flu.. Websites available.. BSE or "Mad Cow" Disease.. From the CFIA.. Heartworm Infection.. A website for info on Cdn prevalence.. Monkeypox.. U.. Centers for Disease Control and Protection.. West Nile Virus in Domestic Animals.. June 2002.. Anthrax in Domestic Cats.. Veterinary Information Brief: Responding to Concerns about Anthrax in Domestic Cats.. Cryptococcus Infection of Animals in BC - Update.. June, 2005.. Diseases You Can Get From Wildlife in British Columbia.. Pamplet available from the BC Centre for Disease Control.. bcvm0103.. cfm 2005.. 27 Content Copyright 2010 CVBC Powered by Stargate Connections'..

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