CRNBC and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. have approved the following:
Registered nurses may diagnose and treat epididymitis, proctitis, pelvic inflammatory and infectious syphilis disease through delegation from a physician only if:
Registered nurses may only cast a simple fracture of an extremity through delegation from a physician after the physician assesses the client, sets the fracture and provides a client-specific order for the cast application.
Please contact a CRNBC Regulatory Practice Consultant if you are interested in casting through delegation.
CRNBC standards for delegating to registered nurses