Controlled Acts > Administering a substance by injection or inhalation


Professions Authorized to Perform this Controlled Act
Controlled Act as stated in RHPA: Administering a substance by injection or inhalation.
PROFESSION AUTHORIZATION TO PERFORM ACT
Acupuncturists
Audiologists
Chiropodists Complete
Chiropractors
Dental Hygienists
Dental Technologists
Dentists Complete
Denturists
Dietitians
Homeopaths(Homeopathy Act not yet proclaimed)
Kinesiologists
Massage Therapists
Medical Laboratory Technologists
Medical Radiation Technologists Complete (MRTs may administer a substance by injection or inhalation in the course of practising the profession and if the procedure is ordered by a physician.)
Midwives Partial
Naturopaths(Naturopathy Act not yet proclaimed) Partial
Nurses

Complete (Complete for Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses, in accordance with regulation or with an order from an authorized profession. Complete for Nurse Practitioners)

Occupational Therapists
Opticians
Optometrists
Pharmacists Partial [Administer, by injection or inhalation, substances listed in the regulation for the purpose of education and demonstration; Administer influenza vaccine to patients five years of age and older in accordance with Ontario’s Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)]
Pharmacy Technicians
Physicians and Surgeons Complete
Physiotherapists Partial
Podiatrists Complete
Psychologists
Psychotherapists(Psychotherapy Act not yet proclaimed)
Respiratory Therapists Complete [Note: all substances administered by a respiratory therapist require a valid order from an authorized prescriber with the exception of oxygen, which is prescribed in regulation (O. Reg. 596/94 - Part VII. 1 Prescribed Substances)]
Speech-Language Pathologists
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists