M-9, r. 12.3 - Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by a medical electrophysiology technologist

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chapter M-9, r. 12.3
Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by a medical electrophysiology technologist
PROFESSIONAL CODE — PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES — ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST
Medical Act
(chapter M-9, s. 3).
M-9
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 94, par. h).
C-26
August 16 2017September 14 2017
1. This Regulation determines, among the professional activities that may be engaged in by medical imaging technologists or radiation oncology technologists, those that may be engaged in by a medical electrophysiology technologist, holding a training certificate to perform echocardiography or vascular ultrasonography, as well as the terms and conditions on which such persons may engage in such activities.
804-2017O.C. 804-2017, s. 1.
2. A medical electrophysiology technologist may, following the issue of a prescription and when an examination requires it,
(1)  administer contrast substances; and
(2)  insert an instrument in a peripheral vein for the purpose of administering a contrast substance.
804-2017O.C. 804-2017, s. 2.
3. To engage in the activities described in section 2, a medical electrophysiology technologist must hold a training certificate issued by the Ordre des technologues en imagerie médicale, en radio-oncologie et en électrophysiologie médicale du Québec confirming the successful completion of training comprising the following 2 modules:
(1)  theoretical training of 17 hours offered on the training portal of the Order on
(a)  the description of contrast substances;
(b)  injection techniques;
(c)  the procedure to install an intravenous infusion;
(d)  the precautions, effects and interventions following an injection;
(e)  the monitoring of signs and symptoms related to possible complications in the patient;
(f)  adverse effects of contrast substances;
(g)  asepsis;
(h)  risk factors to be considered prior to injection; and
(i)  the volumes to be injected;
(2)  clinical training consisting in at least 15 injections of contrast substances administered independently, 3 of which including the installation of an intravenous infusion, supervised by a medical electrophysiology technologist, holding a training certificate to perform echocardiography or vascular ultrasonography and a training certificate for the activities referred to in section 2. The training may also be supervised by a medical imaging technologist or a radiation oncology technologist.
804-2017O.C. 804-2017, s. 3.
4. (Omitted).
804-2017O.C. 804-2017, s. 4.
REFERENCES
O.C. 804-2017, 2017 G.O. 2, 2571