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  1. What TWO ways does a UCP have the authority to perform a controlled act?
    1. A UCP only has the authority to perform a controlled act through an exception.

    2. A UCP only has the authority to perform a controlled act when an individual who has the authority to perform the act delegates this authority to the UCP
  2. The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991identifies a number of exceptions that allow individuals who are not members of a regulated health profession to perform some controlled act procedures.
    1.  treating a member of her/his household, and the procedure falls within the second or third controlled acts authorized to nursing, and

    2.assisting a person with routine activities of living, and the procedure falls within the second or third controlled acts authorized to nursing (see the table below).
  3. What is the second controlled act?
    Administering a substance by injection or inhalation
  4. What is the THIRD controlled act?
    • Putting an instrument, hand or finger:
    • i.beyond the external ear canal
    • ii.beyond the point in the nasal passages   where they normally narrow
    • iii. beyond the larynx
    • iv. beyond the opening of the urethra
    • v. beyond the labia majora
    • vi. beyond the anal verge, or
    • vii. into an artificial opening in the body.
  5. What procedures are not allowed by a UCP?
    Performing procedure below the dermis or mucous membrane
  6. What is assigning?
    Allocating responsibility for providing care
  7. Assigning includes:
    Procedures that may or may not be a controlled act.
  8. What is supervising?
    Supervising involves the monitoring and directing of specific activities of UCPs
  9. Indirect supervision is?
    When the supervisor is not physically present but monitors activities by having the UCP report regularly to the supervisor, or by periodically observing the UCP’s activities.
  10. What is teaching?
    Deciding to teach, providing instruction and determining competence to perform a procedure
  11. what does teaching apply to?
    any procedure
  12. who can teach
    A nurse who meets the six requirements
  13. What is delegating?
    Transferring the authority to perform a controlled act procedure to a person not authorized to perform that act
  14. What does delegating apply to?
    • Controlled act procedures only.
    • remember there are THREE of them
  15. Who may delegate?
    A nurse who meets the requirements in Authorizing Mechanisms
  16. What does Assigning apply to?
    any procedure
  17. Who may do assigning?
    A nurse with the necessary knowledge and judgment
  18. Who are Unregulated Care providers?
    UCPs are not regulated

    • —No standard for training across
    • institutions

    • —A paid UCP (PSW, health care aid, client care assistant, attendants, home support
    • workers)

    —A family member or member of the household
  19. Outcomes are ?
    PREDICTABLE
  20. —An activity is considered to be a ______ _____ of living when the need for, the
    response to and the outcomes of the procedure have been established over time.
  21. a ROUTINE ACTIVITY of living when the need for, the response to and the outcomes of the procedure have been established over time.
  22. The procedures are well established as a ________ ?
    ROUTINE.

    Ie. Suctioning, bladder cauterization, medication by injection
  23. What are the Five Rights with working with
    UCPs?

    Right
    T
    P
    C
    D
    S
    1.Right Task

    2.Right Person

    3.Right Circumstances

    4.Right Direction

    5.Right Supervision

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