3. In order to perform the professional activities set out in section 2, nursing assistants must meet the following conditions: (1) they must hold an attestation issued by the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers auxiliaires du Québec, certifying that: (a) they have completed at least 7 hours of theoretical and practical training organized by the Order, in application of subparagraph j of the first paragraph of section 86 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), and which covers the following aspects:
i. anatomy of the respiratory system;
ii. complications and limitations associated with maintenance care of a tracheostomy connected to a ventilator;
iii. techniques related to maintenance care of a tracheostomy connected to a ventilator;
iv. the operation of a device incorporated into the ventilation circuit;
(b) they have successfully performed each of the professional activities set out in paragraphs 1 to 3 of section 2 at least 3 times under the immediate supervision of a nurse or respiratory therapist, and such supervision has been recorded on a form bearing the date, location, as well as the name and signature of the nurse or respiratory therapist who has supervised them;
(2) they must perform these professional activities in 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):
(a) a residential and long-term care centre;
(b) a hospital centre, when the patient is in rehabilitation, lodging or long-term care;
(c) a rehabilitation centre for persons with physical disabilities;
(3) a nurse must be available on the premises, so that the latter may intervene with the patient quickly;
(4) the user falls under a therapeutic nursing plan and his state of health is not in a critical or acute phase.
Provided the conditions set out in subparagraphs 2 to 4 of the first paragraph have been met, nursing assistants may, as part of the training set out in subparagraph b of subparagraph 1 of that paragraph, perform the professional activities set out in section 2 under the immediate supervision of a nurse or respiratory therapist.