M-9, r. 13 - Regulation respecting the activities contemplated in section 31 of the Medical Act which may be engaged in by classes of persons other than physicians

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8. A nurse practitioner specialized in cardiology is authorized to perform an activity stipulated in section 5, in cardiology, under the following terms and conditions:
(1)  he or she engages in that activity with a hospitalized or ambulatory adult clientele requiring care and services for heart failure, in secondary prevention, in post-surgery including heart transplants, in a congenital heart disease clinic, in hemodynamics, or in electrophysiology, in a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), where cardiology care and services are dispensed by at least 3 cardiologists, excluding locum cardiologists;
(2)  this activity must be the subject of a rule governing medical care or a rule governing the use of medicines that is in force in this hospital centre, unless this involves prescribing a medication contemplated in Schedule II or III to the Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the sale of medications (chapter P-10, r. 12), and is performed in accordance with the provisions of Division II of the Règlement sur les normes relatives aux ordonnances faites par un médecin (chapter M-9, r. 25);
(3)  this nurse must maintain his or her skills in cardiovascular resuscitation by obtaining a biennial instructor’s level attestation of training in cardiovascular resuscitation issued by a master instructor recognized by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Québec according to the standards detailed in the Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care: for Healthcare Providers published by Heart and Stroke Foundation.
O.C. 996-2005, s. 8; O.C. 668-2007, s. 4.