C-26, r. 196.1 - Regulation respecting the categories of permits issued by the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec

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chapter C-26, r. 196.1
Regulation respecting the categories of permits issued by the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec
PHYSIOTHERAPISTS — PROFESSIONAL CODE — CATEGORIES OF PERMITS
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 94, par. m).
C-26
September 1 2012
1. The Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec establishes the following 2 categories of permits:
(1)  the physiotherapist permit;
(2)  the physical rehabilitation therapist permit.
A member of the Order may not hold more than one category of permit.
O.C. 902-2011, s. 1.
2. The physiotherapist permit allows its holder to engage in the professional activities provided for in paragraph n of section 37 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26) and in paragraph 3 of section 37.1 of the Code.
The holder of the permit may only use the titles “Physiotherapist” or “Physical Therapist” and the initials “pht” or “P.T.”.
O.C. 902-2011, s. 2.
3. The physical rehabilitation therapist permit allows its holder to engage in the professional activities provided for in paragraph n of section 37 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26) and in subparagraphs e and f of paragraph 3 of section 37.1 of the Code, to the extent, under the conditions and in the cases provided for in section 4.
The holder of the permit may only use the titles “Physical Rehabilitation Therapist”, “Physiotherapy Therapist”, “Physical Rehabilitation Technician” or “Physiotherapy Technician” and the initials “P.R.T.”.
O.C. 902-2011, s. 3.
4. Where a physical rehabilitation therapist has a prior assessment that was made by a physical therapist or a medical diagnosis that is not restricted to symptoms and specifies the type of structural disorder, if applicable, with relevant medical information,
(1)  the physical rehabilitation therapist may determine the list of problems, treatment objectives and contraindications or precautions, make decisions regarding the means of treatment and provide the treatment to a patient suffering from an impairment for which an established loss of autonomy or sequelae require rehabilitation to maintain a level of autonomy or recover functional autonomy;
(2)  the physical rehabilitation therapist may contribute to the development of the list of problems, determine treatment objectives and contraindications or precautions, make decisions regarding the means of treatment and provide the treatment for a patient with an orthopedic or rheumatic disorder that does not interfere with normal growth;
(3)  where the physical rehabilitation therapist also has the list of problems, treatment objectives and contraindications or precautions, the physical rehabilitation therapist may make decisions regarding the means of treatment and provide the treatment for a patient with
(a)  an orthopedic or rheumatic disorder that interferes with normal growth;
(b)  a neurological disorder affecting an adult with no intensive period of functional rehabilitation or for which the intensive period of functional rehabilitation has ended;
(c)  a chronic and controlled respiratory disorder;
(d)  a peripheral vascular disorder;
(e)  a skin disorder, pressure ulcer or burns, except a serious burn;
(f)  a geriatric profile the condition of which requires an investigation;
(4)  where the physical rehabilitation therapist also has the list of problems, treatment objectives and contraindications or precautions, the physical rehabilitation therapist may apply the means of treatment prescribed by the physiotherapist or physician for a patient with a disorder or condition other than those provided for in paragraph 1, 2 or 3.
O.C. 902-2011, s. 4.
5. (Omitted).
O.C. 902-2011, s. 5.
REFERENCES
O.C. 902-2011, 2011 G.O. 2, 2608