I-8, r. 4 - Regulation respecting certain professional activities which may be performed by a puéricultrice or a garde-bébé and by other persons

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chapter I-8, r. 4
Regulation respecting certain professional activities which may be performed by a puéricultrice or a garde-bébé and by other persons
NURSES — PROFESSIONAL CODE — PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Nurses Act
(chapter I-8, s. 3).
I-8
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 94).
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, under certain terms and conditions set out herein, be performed by a puéricultrice or a garde-bébé and by other persons, in a centre 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).
O.C. 419-2008, s. 1.
2. The puéricultrice or garde-bébé who, before 29 May 2008, performed the following professional activities in nurseries or pédiatrie units may continue to perform them if she meets the conditions for practice that were then applicable:
(1)  check the following neurological signs:
(a)  pupillary reflexes;
(b)  pain reflexes;
(c)  state of consciousness;
(2)  check intravenous infusions and maintain the flow rate;
(3)  remove intravenous infusions if administered with a peripheral intravenous catheter measuring less than 5 in;
(4)  administer a drug by oral or intramuscular routes, except for anticoagulants, controlled drugs, narcotics, cardiotropic agents, hypotensive agents or research drugs;
(5)  do an aseptic dressing, except in immediate postoperative period;
(6)  provide care of a colostomy, except in immediate post-operative period;
(7)  administer a gavage if the tube is in place, except for premature babies;
(8)  provide nursing care to a newborn in an incubator;
(9)  perform a bladder irrigation except for kidney transplant patients and those in postoperative period in urology and gynecology;
(10)  give an enema;
(11)  take specimens of:
(a)  urine, by a method other than by catheterization;
(b)  stool;
(c)  expectorations;
(d)  secretions of the eye, nose, ears, throat, anus and umbilicus;
(e)  pinworms.
For purposes of this section, a puéricultrice or garde-bébé is any person who holds a diploma as a puéricultrice or garde-bébé recognized by the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport or the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie or who held, on 11 June 1980, a diploma as a puéricultrice or garde-bébé from a school recognized, on that date, by the Fédération des écoles de puéricultrices or by the Commission des écoles des gardes-bébés du Québec.
O.C. 419-2008, s. 2; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 205.
3. Persons who do not meet the conditions for issuance of a permit issued by the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers auxiliaires du Québec and who, on 11 July 1980, was practising the activities described in paragraph p of section 37 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26) may continue to perform the following professional activities, provided they did so before 29 May 2008 and provided they meet the practice requirements that were then applicable:
(1)  check intravenous infusions and maintain the flow rate;
(2)  remove an intravenous infusion if administered with a peripheral intravenous catheter measuring less than 5 in.
O.C. 419-2008, s. 3.
4. (Omitted).
O.C. 419-2008, s. 4.
REFERENCES
O.C. 419-2008, 2008 G.O. 2, 1321
S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 205