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 has had 24 months’ experience in clinical perfusion during the last 4 years and holds an attestation issued by a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon or by a heart surgeon confirming 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.
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 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; and
(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.
O.C. 159-2012, s. 4.
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.
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