C-26, r. 237 - Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by medical technology externs

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chapter C-26, r. 237
Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by medical technology externs
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS — PROFESSIONAL CODE — PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 94, par. h).
C-26
September 1 2012
1. The purpose of this Regulation is to determine, from among the professional activities that may be engaged in by medical technologists, those that may be engaged in by medical technology externs, on the terms and conditions set out herein, outside the framework of the program of studies in medical technology.
O.C. 644-2006, s. 1.
2. To be authorized to engage in the activities referred to in the first paragraph of section 3, a medical technology extern must
(1)  have successfully completed the first 2 years of a program of studies leading to a diploma giving access to the permit issued by the Ordre professionnel des technologistes médicaux du Québec less than 18 months previously, including the skills involved in “Client intervention” and “Specimen taking”, and provide to the secretary of the Order an attestation to that effect signed by the program director;
(2)  be entered in the register of externs held by the Order;
(3)  have completed an integration program of at least 15 days designed to familiarize the extern with the policies and guidelines of the institution within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5) where the extern is engaged in the activities; and
(4)  have the required knowledge and skill.
O.C. 644-2006, s. 2.
3. A medical technology extern may engage in the following activities, from 15 May to 31 August and 15 December to 20 January, in an institution referred to in paragraph 3 of section 2, if the health status of the patient is not critical, on the condition that the extern does so under the supervision of a medical technologist who is on the premises:
(1)  take specimens; and
(2)  introduce an instrument, according to a prescription, into a peripheral vein.
When engaging in those activities, a medical technology extern must comply with the rules that apply to medical technologists, in particular the rules relating to ethics and the standards governing the practice of the profession of medical technologist.
O.C. 644-2006, s. 3.
4. A medical technology extern must record all interventions in the user’s record and sign each entry, adding the abbreviation “M.T. ext.”.
O.C. 644-2006, s. 4.
5. (Omitted).
O.C. 644-2006, s. 5.
REFERENCES
O.C. 644-2006, 2006 G.O. 2, 2097