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Addition to RN Scope of Practice: oral corticosteroids

​posted Oct. 4, 2016

At its September 2016 meeting, the CRNBC Board approved an addition to the RN Scope of Practice document. This change will be effective November 2, 2016.

Oral corticosteroids

  • Approved limits and conditions for the addition of oral corticosteroids to the autonomous scope of practice by registered nurses treating respiratory distress in known asthmatics in emergency room settings. (See page 26 of revised RN Scope document.)
  • Email practice@crnbc.ca if you have questions.
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