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Office close​d

NPs: prescribing controlled drugs
and substances​
July 29, 2016​​​​

NP role in medical assistance in dying new!​
July 29, 2016​​​​

Revised RN Scope standard related to MAiD posted and in immediate effect 
June 23, 2016

Introducing jurisprudence​
June 14, 2016

Three nursing colleges joining to co-create new regulator
June 14, 2016

Canada Post delivery disruptions updated!​
July 5, 2016

2016 CRNBC candidates​​
June 28, 2016

Notice of cancellation: Jacqueline Orina ​​​
April 4, 2016

Ticket of Nominations: Meet the candidates​​ 
April 1, 2016​

Proposed bylaw amendment: Board​
May 5, 2015

Our office is closed Mon., Aug. 1 for the B.C. Day statutory holiday. We'll be back open Tues., Aug. 2 at 8:30 a.m.
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Nurse-client relationships 

A question of boundaries


Peta recently moved to a new community to take a position as a home care nurse, and has grown close to her new clients, Mr. and Mrs. Kovack. When Mrs. Kovack is hospitalized, her husband asks Peta to walk their dog. Should she say yes?

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Frequently Asked Question

Employed student nurses


Can I work as a camp nurse while I’m a student?


In order to work as a nursing student in a health care setting, you must be registered with CRNBC as an employed student registrant.

Your employer would need to designate a manager or RN/NP supervisor for you to report to and make sure an RN or NP was physically present to provide regulatory supervision when you were working.

As an employed student nurse, you would need to meet the requirements set out in the Employed Student Registrant Practice Standard.

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