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M-9, r. 4
- Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by members of the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec
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M-9, r. 4
Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by members of the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec
PHYSIOTHERAPISTS — PROFESSIONAL CODE — PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES ENGAGED BY MEMBERS OF THE ORDER
(chapter M-9, s. 3)
(chapter C-26, s. 94, par.
The purpose of this Regulation is to determine, among the professional activities that may be engaged in by physicians, those that, pursuant to a prescription and to the other terms and conditions set out in the Regulation, may be engaged in by a member of the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec, subject to the member’s permit category, and by other persons.
O.C. 421-2008, s. 1
A physiotherapist or physical rehabilitation therapist may administer topical medications for the purpose of using invasive forms of energy and when providing treatment for wounds.
O.C. 421-2008, s. 2
A physiotherapist may administer topical medications when introducing an instrument or a finger in the human body beyond the labia majora or anal margin.
O.C. 421-2008, s. 3
A physiotherapist may introduce an instrument into an artificial opening in the human body when providing care to a person having a physical function limitation or disability related to the cardiopulmonary system.
O.C. 421-2008, s. 4
A physiotherapist may administer and adjust oxygen when proceeding to an assessment or applying treatment to a person needing supplementary oxygen except if that person is receiving invasive ventilation or non-invasive positive pressure ventilation.
A student duly enrolled in a program of studies leading to a diploma giving access to a permit issued by the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec may, in the presence of a physiotherapist, engage in the activities contemplated in sections 2, 3 and 4 or, in the presence of a physical rehabilitation therapist, engage in the activities contemplated in section 2, insofar as such activities are required for the completion of this program.
O.C. 421-2008, s. 5
A candidate for the practice of the profession affected by a decision made in application of paragraph 2 of section 11 of the Regulation respecting the standards for equivalence of diplomas and training for the issue of a physiotherapist’s permit or a physical rehabilitation therapists’s permit (chapter C-26, r. 203) may, in the presence of a physiotherapist, perform the activities contemplated by sections 2, 3 and 4 or, in the presence of a physical rehabilitation therapist, the activities contemplated by section 2, to the extent they are required in order to satisfy the conditions there stipulated.
O.C. 421-2008, s. 6
O.C. 421-2008, s. 7
O.C. 421-2008, 2008 G.O. 2, 1323
O.C. 845-2017, 2017 G.O. 2, 2629
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