16. Professional technologists engaging in professional activities in connection with orthoses and prostheses must, where applicable, respect a prescription signed by a professional authorized by law.
Professional technologists may, however, adjust or repair orthoses or prostheses without prescription where an apparatus is adapted or its utilization prolonged when the physical condition of the person has not changed and where the adjustments or repairs do not change the original prescription.
Professional technologists must identify any condition that indicates the need for a medical examination. If necessary, they must refer the client to a physician or another professional.
Professional technologists must allow a client to examine the prescription or obtain a copy of that prescription.