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Section 6: Restricted activities that do not require an order

Section 6 of the Regulation lists restricted activities that are part of general registered nurse practice

Section 6 of the Regulation lists restricted activities that are part of general registered nurse practice. These activities are highlighted below. Registered nurses are required to follow the Acting within Autonomous Scope of Practice and Giving Client-specific Orders standards and adhere to other standards, limits and conditions set by CRNBC.

To carry out these restricted activities, registered nurses do not require an order from another health professional. They are, however, required to adhere to standards, limits and conditions set by CRNBC.

Restricted activities that do not require an order

Restricted activities that do not require an order List of restricted activities that do not require an order

Diagnosis

Wound care

Intravenous

Inhalation

Instillation and injection

Assessing clients and treating conditions

Managing labour

Hazardous forms of energy

Ordering the application of energy

Medications

Therapeutic diets

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