M-9, r. 3.1 - Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by a clinical perfusionist

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chapter M-9, r. 3.1
Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by a clinical perfusionist
PHYSICIANS — CLINICAL PERFUSIONIST — 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
1. The purpose of this Regulation is to determine, among the professional activities that may be engaged in by physicians, those that may be engaged in by a clinical perfusionist or 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), or in the interhospital transportation of a patient or an organ.
O.C. 159-2012, s. 1.
2. In this Regulation, clinical perfusionist means any person certified by the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion and who meets one of the following conditions:
(1)  the person holds a certificate or Diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées (D.E.S.S.) en perfusion extracorporelle issued by the Université de Montréal; or
(2)  the person simultaneously holds
(a)  one of the following diplomas:
i.  Advanced Diploma, Cardiovascular Perfusion awarded by the Michener Institute of Education at UHN;
ii.  Advanced Certificate in Cardiovascular Perfusion awarded by the British Columbia Institute of Technology;
iii.  a diploma in perfusion awarded by an institute or an educational institution in the United States of America whose program of study in perfusion is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs;
(b)  an attestation issued by a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon or by a heart surgeon confirming the successful completion of a supervised training period lasting 3 months performed in a training site of the training program leading to the Diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées (D.E.S.S.) en perfusion extracorporelle issued by the Université de Montréal.
O.C. 159-2012, s. 2; 1129-2020O.C. 1129-2020, s. 1.
3. A clinical perfusionist may engage in the following professional activities:
(1)  operate and ensure the operation of cardiac, pulmonary or circulatory assistance, autotransfusion or apheresis equipment;
(2)  provide clinical supervision of the condition of persons linked to cardiac, pulmonary or circulatory assistance, autotransfusion or apheresis equipment;
(3)  administer and adjust prescribed medications or other substances;
(4)  mix substances in order to complete the preparation of a medication, according to a prescription;
(5)  take specimens from catheters already in place or through the circuit of the circulatory supports, according to a prescription;
(6)  perform treatments through the circulatory supports, according to a prescription; and
(7)  program a pacemaker or cardiac defibrillator, according to a prescription.
A clinical perfusionist must engage in those professional activities for the purpose of contributing to the maintenance of bodily functions of a human being in a treatment requiring the temporary support or replacement of cardiac, pulmonary or circulatory functions.
O.C. 159-2012, s. 3.
4. The following persons may also engage in the professional activities provided for in section 3:
(1)  a student registered in a training program leading to a diploma provided for in paragraph 1 of section 2, provided the student engages in the professional activities in the presence of a clinical perfusionist and that those professional activities are required to complete the program;
(2)  a person engaged in the training period provided for in subparagraph b of paragraph 2 of section 2, provided the person engages in the professional activities in the presence of a clinical perfusionist, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon or a cardiac surgeon and that those professional activities are required to complete the training period;
(3)  the holder of a diploma provided for in paragraph 1 of section 2, during the holder’s period of eligibility for certification by the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion; and
(4)  the person who meets the conditions set out in paragraph 2 of section 2, during the holder’s period of eligibility for certification by the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion.
O.C. 159-2012, s. 4; 1129-2020O.C. 1129-2020, s. 2.
5. A person who, on 1 September 2003, practised as a clinical perfusionist, is authorized to continue to engage in the professional activities provided for in section 3.
O.C. 159-2012, s. 5.
5.1. A clinical perfusionist who, on 25 November 2020, meets the conditions set out in paragraph 2 of section 2, as it reads on that date, is authorized to continue to engage in the professional activities provided for in section 3.
1129-2020O.C. 1129-2020, s. 3.
6. This Regulation replaces the Regulation respecting the professional activities which may be performed by a clinical perfusionist (chapter M-9, r. 3).
O.C. 159-2012, s. 6.
7. This Regulation shall cease to apply on 1 April 2024.
O.C. 159-2012, s. 7; O.C. 135-2016, s. 1; 344-2019O.C. 344-2019, s. 1.
REFERENCES
O.C. 159-2012, 2012 G.O. 2, 680
O.C. 135-2016, 2016 G.O. 2, 1283
344-2019, 2019 G.O. 2, 522O.C. 344-2019, 2019 G.O. 2, 522
1129-2020, 2020 G.O. 2, 3085O.C. 1129-2020, 2020 G.O. 2, 3085