Availability and Coverage Checklist
This checklist is designed to help members understand and apply the expectations set out in the CPSO’s Availability and Coverage policy.
Availability and Coverage Checklist
This checklist is designed to help members understand and apply the expectations set out in the CPSO’s Availability and Coverage policy.

The OMA has developed a series of checklists to help you understand and implement the CPSO’s Continuity of Care policies.

This checklist organizes the expectations set out in the Availability and Coverage policy into common practice contexts. It lists key action items followed by the exact wording from the policy. It also includes optional guidance from the CPSO’s Continuity of Care: Advice to the Profession document.

This checklist is not intended as a substitute for reading the CPSO's Continuity of Care policies in full.


During Office Hours

Outside of Office Hours

Preparing for Temporary Absences from Practice



The information provided in this resource is for informational purposes only and is not to be construed as legal advice. Physicians are ultimately governed by the CPSO policies which can be found at: https://www.cpso.on.ca/Physicians/Policies-Guidance/Policies This resource is not intended as a substitute for reading the CPSO Continuity of Care policies in full.

Updated September 20, 2019