13. An ambulance technician in advanced care may, in addition to the activities determined in Divisions II and III, further to an individual prescription,
(1) (paragraph revoked);
(2) use the following invasive techniques:
(a) perform a thoracentesis using a needle technique in a patient in a preterminal state, receiving ventilation support;
(b) (subparagraph revoked);
(c) (subparagraph revoked);
(d) perform a percutaneous cricothyroidotomy.
In the absence of an individual prescription and where communication with a physician is impossible, an ambulance technician in advanced care may, for an unstable patient, use those invasive techniques.
O.C. 26-2012, s. 13; O.C. 119-2019, s. 611O.C. 119-2019, s. 612.