CRNBC's legal obligation is to protect the public through the regulation of registered nurses, setting standards of practice, assessing nursing education programs in B.C., and addressing complaints about CRNBC registrants.
By participating in CRNBC's Quality Assurance Program throughout the year, nurses demonstrate their commitment to maintaining their competence to practise.
Case study: Ling's sister is being discharged from hospital and will need nursing care at home. Ling, an RN, knows her family will want her to be involved in her care. But would it be the best approach for everyone involved?
Registration renewal is now open. Complete the online renewal process by 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 28.
BC’s opioid overdose crisis and nurses: Is my licence at risk? new!Jan. 10, 2017
Buprenorphine-naloxone continuation prescribing within NP scope new!Jan. 6, 2017
New assessment service for internationally educated health practitionersJan. 5, 2017
Job alert: Regulatory Practice ConsultantJan. 5, 2017
New provincial Medical Assistance in Dying forms and nursing resources
Dec. 20, 2016
CPSBC warns public: Unlicensed practitioner may have performed surgeries in Delta home new!
Jan. 10, 2017
Deborah Hyldtoft (Reynolds) not
authorized to practice in B.C.
Dec. 13, 2016
Learn about what's new for 2017-18 registration renewal
The deadline to renew is Feb. 28, 2017.
Only nurses who hold practising registration can work or volunteer as a nurse. It is illegal to practise nursing without current registration.
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May 5, 2015
Concerned about confidentiality, she makes a mental note to let them know as soon she finishes with her client.
She still finds giving feedback a little uncomfortable—she’s never confident she’s chosen the right words. But she knows she needs to say something. What does Yuki do?
Does the emergency exemption apply if I stop to help at the scene of a traffic accident when I'm off duty?
The HPA’s emergency exemption applies if the situation:
This assumes you’re providing assistance without gain or reward or hope of the same.
In these situations, you are ethically obligated to provide the best care you can, given the circumstances and your individual competence.
The Duty to Provide Care Practice Standard provides more information and guidance about your legal and professional obligations to clients.