Implemented in Jurisdiction Pending Legislation or Regulation or Policy Not Implemented BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PEI NL NWT YT NU Provide emergency prescription refills  Renewextend prescriptions Chan
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Implemented in Jurisdiction Pending Legislation or Regulation or Policy Not Implemented BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PEI NL NWT YT NU Provide emergency prescription refills Renewextend prescriptions Chan

QC pending Orders in Council activity enabled by passage of Bill 41 an Act to amend the Pharmacy Act December 8 2011 regulation for this activity was planned for September 3 2013 however it was postponed by Orders in Council on August 22 2013 8 QC f

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Implemented in Jurisdiction Pending Legislation or Regulation or Policy Not Implemented BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PEI NL NWT YT NU Provide emergency prescription refills 6,7 Renew/extend prescriptions Change drug dosage/formulation 6,7 Make therapeutic substitution 6,7 10 Prescribe for minor ailments 6,7 Initiate prescription drug therapy 6,7 Order and interpret lab tests Administer a drug by injection 6,8 BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PEI NL NWT YT NU Pharmacist Scope of Practice Province/Territory Summary of Pharmacists' Expanded Scope of Practice Activities across Canada 6. QC:

pending Orders in Council (activity enabled by passage of Bill 41, an Act to amend the Pharmacy Act, December 8, 2011; regulation for this activity was planned for September 3, 2013, however it was postponed by Orders in Council on August 22, 2013) 8. QC: for demonstration purposes only 9. NB: prescribing constitutes as adapting, emergency prescribing or within a collaborative practice; independent prescribing or as part of minor ailments prescribing is pending 10. NL: limited to non-formulary generic substitution Canadian Pharmacists Association October 2013 7. QC: when authorized by a

physician by means of a "collective prescription" (i.e., collaborative practice agreement) 1. AB: pharmacists in Alberta who have "additional prescribing authority" can prescribe a Schedule I drug (prescription-only) for the treatment of minor ailments 2. SK & NS: only as part of assessment and prescribing for minor ailments 3. MB: as per Continued Care Prescriptions policy 4. ON: restricted to prescribing specified drug products for the purpose of smoking cessation (effective October 2012) 5. ON: administration of influenza vaccination to patients five years of age and older (effective

October 2012). Administration of all other injections and inhalations for demonstration and educational purposes