Tests Checklist
This checklist is designed to help members understand and apply the expectations related to tests set out across the CPSO’s four Continuity of Care policies.
Tests Checklist
This checklist is designed to help members understand and apply the expectations related to tests set out across the CPSO’s four Continuity of Care policies.

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 related to tests from across all four Continuity of Care policies into common tasks. It lists key action items followed by the exact wording from the source policies. 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.


Ordering Tests

Tracking Tests and Results

Receiving Test Results

Communicating Test Results

Following-up on Test results

Special Considerations

When preparing for temporary absences from practice

For physicians practicing in walk-in clinics and Emergency Departments

  • 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