This theme refers to medical protocols and to related prescriptions and forms produced by INESSS. According to the Règlement sur les normes relatives aux ordonnances faites par un médecin, the group prescription allows a professional allowed to exercise certain medical activities without having to obtain an individual prescription from the doctor in the clinical circumstances and conditions which are so specified. The adjustment prescription is an individual prescription aiming to adjust the medication previously prescribed by the doctor. The rule provides the obligation to refer completely to medical protocols produced by INESSS when the prescription refers to a clinical condition covered by such a protocol.
The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux [Ministry of Health and Social Services] has mandated INESSS to implement new medical protocols and related prescriptions and to update existing documents to reflect scientific advancement.
According to the Regulation respecting the standards relating to prescriptions made by a physician, collective prescriptions allow an authorized professional to exercise certain medical activities without having to obtain an individual prescription from the physician in the clinical circumstances and on the conditions specified therein. The adjustment prescription is an individual prescription used to adjust the medication previously prescribed by the physician. The Regulation requires reference to the medical protocols produced by INESSS in their entirety when the prescription concerns a clinical condition covered by such a protocol.
For information on the medical protocols and related prescriptions, please email: infoON@inesss.qc.ca