C-26, r. 241 - Regulation respecting certain professional activities that may be engaged in by medical technologists

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chapter C-26, r. 241
Regulation respecting certain professional activities that may be engaged in by medical technologists
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 which of the professional activities that may be performed by nurses may, following the issue of a prescription and in accordance with the other terms and conditions set out herein, be performed by medical technologists.
O.C. 435-2009, s. 1.
2. Medical technologists may insert a catheter into an artificial opening in the human body:
(1)  via an ileal conduit stoma that includes ureters;
(2)  via a tracheostomy, except when the patient is receiving ventilator assistance.
O.C. 435-2009, s. 2.
3. Medical technologists must meet the following conditions in order to perform the professional activities set out in section 2:
(1)  they must hold an attestation issued by the Ordre professionnel des technologistes médicaux du Québec certifying that:
(a)  they have completed at least 4 hours of theoretical and practical training organized by the Order, pursuant to subparagraph 3 of the second paragraph of section 62 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), and which covers the following aspects:
i.  the anatomy of the urinary and respiratory systems;
ii.  the technique for taking samples via ileal conduit or tracheostomy;
iii.  complications and limitations associated with taking samples via ileal conduit or tracheostomy;
(b)  they have, at least once, successfully performed the activity set out in paragraph 1 of section 2 under the immediate supervision of a physician or nurse, and such supervision has been recorded on a form bearing the date and time as well as the name and signature of the professional who has supervised them;
(c)  they have, at least once, successfully performed the activity set out in paragraph 2 of section 2 under the immediate supervision of a physician, nurse or respiratory therapist, and such supervision has been recorded on a form bearing the date and time as well as the name and signature of the professional who has supervised them;
(2)  the professional activities have been performed in the following locations:
(a)  one of the following centres, operated by an 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):
i.  a hospital centre, while providing ambulatory care, or in rehabilitation, residential and long-term care units;
ii.  a residential and long-term care centre;
iii.  a rehabilitation centre for persons with physical disabilities;
iv.  a local community services centre, as part of current services;
(b)  a laboratory within the meaning of the Act respecting medical laboratories, organ and tissue conservation and the disposal of human bodies (chapter L-0.2);
(c)  a private health facility within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
(d)  a specialized medical centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
(e)  the patient’s home, within the context of home care services provided by a local community service centre;
(3)  the patient’s state of health is not in a critical or acute phase;
(4)  with respect to the performance of the activity set out in paragraph 1 of section 2, the patient is able to care for the stoma on his own, or is accompanied by a parent, a child care provider or an informal caregiver who provides such care;
(5)  a physician or a nurse is available to intervene quickly, as required. With respect to the performance of the activity set out in paragraph 2 of section 2, a respiratory therapist is also available to intervene quickly, as required.
O.C. 435-2009, s. 3.
4. Medical technologists may perform the professional activities set out in section 2 for the purpose of meeting requirements set out in subparagraphs b and c of paragraph 1 of section 3 when the conditions set out in paragraphs 2 to 5 of that section have been met.
O.C. 435-2009, s. 4.
5. (Omitted).
O.C. 435-2009, s. 5.
REFERENCES
O.C. 435-2009, 2009 G.O. 2, 1504