posted June 24, 2014
We’ve achieved a number of milestones related to NP prescribing of controlled drugs and substances:
A big thank you to the NPs and others who have been involved in developing the above.
One of our next steps is to work further with stakeholders and partners in relation to the implementation of the above standards, limits and conditions. This work includes consulting with them in June, possibly extending into summer. These stakeholders and partners include:
The provincial government is working to develop provincial regulation amendments to give NPs the authority to prescribe controlled drugs and substances in B.C.
As all of these activities and others, converge, an actual implementation date will become clearer.
For more information, email
Chris Daly, Nursing Policy Consultant or call 604.736.7331 (1.800.565.6505), ext. 304.