This publication contains information for registered nurses (includes licensed graduate nurses) and nurse practitioners in British Columbia about
scope of practice that is established by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
The scope of practice for registered nurses and nurse practitioners in British Columbia is set out in the
Nurses (Registered) and Nurse Practitioners Regulation under the Health Professions Act. Additional scope of practice information is included in CRNBC’s Bylaws and Standards of Practice.
The purpose of this document is to:
Information in this document is subject to change as CRNBC policy is revised or legislation is amended. CRNBC registrants will be notified of changes.
CRNBC is responsible under the Health Professions Act for setting standards of practice for its registrants. CRNBC Standards include:
These can be found on the CRNBC website