Why Bacteriologist Profession Is Regulated And Other Provisions

Original Language Title: Por la cual se reglamenta la profesión de Bacteriólogo y se dictan otras disposiciones

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LAW 36 OF 1993
(January 6)
Official Gazette No. 40,710 of 6 January 1993.
Whereby bacteriologist profession is regulated and other provisions
ARTICLE 1o. PROFESSION bacteriologist. The bacteriologist is a university professional with a scientific and research training, whose field of action takes place mainly in areas related to diagnosis and quality control, biotechnology development, basic and applied research, administration and teaching related to career and the scientific management of clinical and industrial laboratory within its exclusive competence own work. Effective Jurisprudence

Article 2.
. REQUIREMENTS practice the profession. To practice as bacteriologist must meet the following requirements:
a. Get the academic diploma bacteriologist in university institutions operating in the country legally, and are recognized by the Colombian Institute for the Promotion of Higher Education "Icfes" or in countries with which Colombia has concluded treaties or agreements on equivalence or validation university degrees.
B. Have complied with the mandatory social service.
C. Get through the sectional health services professional card certifying him as a bacteriologist.
PARÁGRAFO TRANSIENT. They may also practice as professionals bacteriologists bacteriology comply with the regulations of this Law.

ARTICLE 3. DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS bacteriologist. The duties and obligations of the bacteriologist as follows:
a. Professional secrecy;
B. Carry out a strict quality control;
C. Require the provision of reagents with certified quality, which guarantee the reliability of results;
D. Deliver clear, accurate and timely results without delay cause harm to patients;
E. Certify with his signature and registration number of each of the analyzes;
F. Not to participate in programs that involve the manufacture of bacteriological weapons or any other biological element that threatens community health;
G. You can not refuse to treat patients with infectious diseases, and the use of toxic chemicals and chemical reagents needed to perform their profession. Therefore, the bacteriologist, enjoy special labor protection to ensure their physical and mental integrity, as well as the benefits of rest to offset possible risks assumed in its work;
H. He did not undertake to perform tasks inherent to the profession that exceed their physical and mental capacity and involve damage to health and patient.

Constitutional Court
- Article declared INEXEQUIBLE by the Constitutional Court Sentence C-226-94 of May 5, 1994, Judge Speaker Dr. Alejandro Martinez Caballero. Legislation Previous

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ARTICLE 6o. DELEGATES. Effective Jurisprudence

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ARTICLE 7. SANCTIONS. Effective Jurisprudence

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Article 8. OPERATION OF CLINICAL LABORATORIES. The Ministry of Public Health or the competent government entity shall be the sole authority to approve the operation of clinical laboratories.
A sectional level, health services will annually quality control of bacteriology laboratories for the purpose of a reliable and adequate service.
PARÁGRAFO. By regulation and heard the concept of the National College of Bacteriology, the Government regularly update the conditions to be met by laboratories for operation. Effective Jurisprudence

Article 9. Who are exercising the profession bacteriologist with professional card issued by the Ministry of Public Health or the Secretariats of Service respective Health, prior to the effective date of this Act shall have the same privileges and obligations enshrined in this articulated for bacteriologists .

ARTICLE 10. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Law governs from the date of issue, repealing all provisions which are contrary and especially those contained in Law 44 of 1971. Effective Jurisprudence

The President of the honorable Senate,
The Secretary General of the Senate of the Republic,
The President of the Chamber of Representatives,

The Secretary General of the Chamber of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
Republic of Colombia - National Government
published and execute.
Given in Bogota, DC, six (6) days
of January in 1993 (1993).

César Gaviria Trujillo The Deputy Minister of National Education,
manager functions
Office of the Minister of National Education, ORDUZ
The Minister of Health, Juan Luis Londoño