M-9, r. 3 - Regulation respecting the professional activities which may be performed by a clinical perfusionist

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chapter M-9, r. 3
Regulation respecting the professional activities which may be performed by a clinical perfusionist
CLINICAL PERFUSIONIST — PROFESSIONAL CODE — PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Medical Act
(chapter M-9, s. 3).
M-9
Professional Code
(chapter C-26, s. 94 par. h).
C-26
September 1 2012
Replaced, O.C. 159-2012; 2012 G.O. 2, 680; eff. 2012-03-29; see c. M-9, r. 3.1.
1. The purpose of this Regulation is to determine amongst professional activities that may be performed by physicians those which, following an individual or collective prescription, may be performed by a clinical perfusionist or by others persons in a centre operated by an institution pursuant to 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) or in the course of the inter-hospital transportation of a patient or of an organ.
O.C. 520-2005, s. 1.
2. In this Regulation, “clinical perfusionist” means:
(1)  any person who holds a clinical perfusionist diploma or Diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées (D.E.S.S.) en perfusion extracorporelle, issued by the Université de Montréal;
(2)  any person who was a clinical perfusionist on 30 April 2003;
(3)  any person certified by the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion and satisfying the following conditions:
(a)  has had 24 months’ experience in clinical perfusion during the last 4 years;
(b)  has received an attestation from a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon or cardiac surgeon confirming success in a supervised training period lasting 3 months performed in a training site of the training program leading to a D.E.S.S. en perfusion extracorporelle conferred by the Université de Montréal.
O.C. 520-2005, s. 2; O.C. 495-2008, s. 1.
3. A clinical perfusionist may perform the following professional activities:
(1)  starting, supervising, maintaining, transporting, discontinuing or stopping the circulatory supports;
(2)  regulating oxygen flow-meters on the circulatory supports;
(3)  administering medications or other substances through injection or inhalation in the circuit of the circulatory supports;
(4)  adjusting the anticoagulation according to coagulation time and hematologic tests;
(5)  performing arterial and veinous samples through catheters already in place or through the circuit of the circulatory supports;
(6)  performing, analyzing and interpreting blood gas and performing the necessary regulation of the oxygen flow-meters on the circulatory supports;
(7)  inducing hypothermia or hyperthermia by way of circulatory supports;
(8)  starting and discontinuing the circulatory arrest during an extracorporeal circulation;
(9)  performing a treatment by way of ultrafiltration or hemodialysis through the circulatory supports;
(10)  starting and supervising the devices used for autotransfusion and plasmapheresis in the operating room or in the intensive care unit;
(11)  irrigating the arterial or veinous catheter with a heparin solution;
(12)  programming the pacemaker.
O.C. 520-2005, s. 3.
4. A student duly enrolled in a program of studies leading to a diploma contemplated in paragraph 1 of section 2 may perform, pursuant to section 3, any activities that may be performed by a clinical perfusionist insofar as they are required for the completion of this program.
The person performing the training period provided in subparagraph b of paragraph 3 of section 2 may, in the presence of a clinical perfusionist, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon or a cardiac surgeon, perform the activities contemplated in section 3 to the extent they are required for the purposes of completing this training period.
O.C. 520-2005, s. 4; O.C. 495-2008, s. 2.
5. This Regulation shall remain in force until 1 April 2013.
O.C. 520-2005, s. 5; O.C. 495-2008, s. 3; O.C. 175-2009, s. 1; O.C. 263-2010, s. 1.
REFERENCES
O.C. 520-2005, 2005 G.O. 2, 1870
O.C. 495-2008, 2008 G.O. 2, 2044
O.C. 175-2009, 2009 G.O. 2, 525
O.C. 263-2010, 2010 G.O. 2, 772