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QA committee seeks public members​new!
Sept. 13, 2017

Proposed bylaw amendments: Quality Assurance—practice hours
March 10, 2017

Proposed bylaw amendments: Non-practising registration
March 10, 2017

Proposed bylaw amendment: Board
May 5, 2015​

Public noti​​​​ces

Suspension: Jean Cunningham
July 26, 2017​

Suspension: Catherine York
May 15, 2017​

Unauthorized to practise: Laurie Tinkham
Feb. 10, 2017​​​

​Suspension: ​Jonathan Brereton 
Jan. 25, 2017​​​​

Past public notices

CRNBC closes early today

Our office will close today at 2 p.m. for a college function. We're open again tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.

Latest news

September edition of Nursing Matters, now availablenew!
Sept. 7, 2017

Update from the three nursing regulatorsnew!
Sept. 7, 2017

Meet your 2017–18 CRNBC board​ new! 
Sept. 1, 2017

Job alert: Admin Support/Assistant new! 
Aug. 31, 2017​

View all news a​​​nd announc​ements​​​​​​​​

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Duty to Provide Care 

How do I know if I have a conscientious objection?

 

Jamie’s new job is in a practice setting where medical assistance in dying is provided. Until now, he’s not really thought about participating in a client’s medically assisted death.

He’s not sure how he feels and realizes he needs to sort it out. Does he have a conscientious objection to medical assistance in dying? What is a conscientious objection? He wonders where to start.

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Frequently Asked Question

Medications

Question

I'm considering taking a job at a medical aesthetic clinic where I would administer Botox Cosmetic and dermal fillers. Is this within RN scope of practice?

Answer

Yes, administering Botox and dermal fillers are within RN scope of practice. Botox is a Schedule 1 medication. Dermal fillers are either Schedule 2 medications or substances. In all cases, you'll need a client-specific order from a physician or dentist. You'll also need to meet the Standards for acting with client-specific orders.

CRNBC has recently clarified that RNs always require an order before compounding or administering dermal fillers , as these procedures come with potential client risks, there are many things to consider before carrying out these activities. We recommend you review the following resources:

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia have information relevant to nurses administering Botox Cosmetic and dermal fillers. Please contact practice@crnbc.ca if you have any questions.

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