O-7, r. 5.1 - Code of ethics of optometrists

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62. An optometrist must, promptly and not later than 30 days of its receipt, respond to any request made by a patient to correct or delete inexact, incomplete, ambiguous, outdated or unjustified information in any document concerning the patient. The optometrist must also respect the right of the patient to make written comments in the record.
An optometrist must deliver to the patient and, where applicable, any person designated in writing by the latter, free of charge, a copy of the document or that part of the document which was duly dated and placed in the record and which allows the patient to see that the information was corrected or deleted or, as the case may be, an attestation that the patient’s written comments have been entered in the record.
515-2018O.C. 515-2018, s. 62.
In force: 2018-05-17
62. An optometrist must, promptly and not later than 30 days of its receipt, respond to any request made by a patient to correct or delete inexact, incomplete, ambiguous, outdated or unjustified information in any document concerning the patient. The optometrist must also respect the right of the patient to make written comments in the record.
An optometrist must deliver to the patient and, where applicable, any person designated in writing by the latter, free of charge, a copy of the document or that part of the document which was duly dated and placed in the record and which allows the patient to see that the information was corrected or deleted or, as the case may be, an attestation that the patient’s written comments have been entered in the record.
515-2018O.C. 515-2018, s. 62.