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RN Scope of Practice

CRNBC sets standards, limits and conditions related to the scope of practice of registered nurses and nurse practitioners under the Nurses (Registered) and Nurse Practitioners Regulation.

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Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

The CRNBC Board on June 10, 2016, approved and put into immediate effect standards, limits and conditions for registered nurses (RNs), including nurse practitioners (NPs), who decide to aid in the provision of medical assistance in dying (MAiD). These standards, limits and conditions must be used in conjunction with the Scope of Practice Standard for Registered Nurses: Standards, Limits and Conditions.

 Important

RNs working in Remote, First Call, or Reproductive Health are required to have CRNBC certification. See Certified Practices

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For further information on the Standards of Practice or professional practice matters, contact us:

  • Telephone 604.736.7331 ext. 332
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