Inspection Program Requirements Amendments
The Inspection Committee recently approved a few “housekeeping” changes to the Inspection Program Requirements. These changes are being made in order to bring the requirements into full alignment with other College regulations and Standards of Practice. The Inspection Program Requirements with these changes incorporated is posted on the College’s website. The changes are as follows:
Reason for amendment
2.3 Drugs Required on Crash Cart
2. Calcium chloride and/or Calcium
gluconate and/or Calcium glycerophosphate
Epi-pen or Epinephrine hydrochloride i.m.
Magnesium chloride and/or
Normal s Saline
tank with regulator 0-10 L/min with mask or nasal canula
To accurately reflect the drugs/substances as
listed on Table 2.
2.4 Equipment and Supplies not on Crash
Cart but Readily Available
compresses, hot packs
blood pressure cuff
(crackers, fruit juices)
(if no wall clock with second hand present in the room)
Xyl Lidocaine gel
To use the generic name rather than the brand
4.1.1 IVIT Compounding
Drugs Storage and Inventory
drugs/substances listed on Table 2 are stocked for compounding.
2. Drugs not listed on Table 2 may be stocked if they are being
administered through a delegation.
drugs/substances approved for use by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario
for IV administration are used.
To allow Members to be able to stock
the drugs they may administer if they are accepting a delegation to
administer a drug that is not listed on Table 2.
7.1 Compounding of IV Bags
18. The iv bag,
or a document attached to the bag, is properly labelled with:
identification number, if applicable…
· any cautionary information about the drug or substance.
This addition aligns the Inspection
Program Requirements with those in the Standard of Practice for Intravenous
The Inspection Program Requirements are available from our Resource Centre under Handbooks,Tools and Forms, Here.