possess demonstrated knowledge of and function within the parameters and criteria of the Criminal Code and other legislation, regulations, BCCNM standards, and provincial and organizational policy and procedures related to medical assistance in dying.
have the competence appropriate to their role, including to:
diagnose or confirm the diagnosis of a grievous and irremediable medical condition and, if applicable, the prognosis of reasonably foreseeable death
assess the client against criteria in the Criminal Code related to medical assistance in dying
assess the capacity of the client to consent to medical assistance in dying and determine when it is necessary to refer for further capacity assessment, and
implement the provincial medical assistance in dying substances protocols and manage the intended and unintended outcomes.
not participate in medical assistance in dying for themselves or a family member.