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April 2012

The April 2012 CRNBC board minutes

 

CRNBC Board Meeting — April 20, 2012
0830 hours
CRNBC Boardroom — 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Pam Ratner, Chair
Lorraine Grant, Vice-Chair
Catherine Anderson
Chilwin Cheng
Barb Crook
Eleanor Elston
Anne Gavey
Colleen Hay
Gwen Herrington
Ana-Maria Hobrough
Sharry Hodgson
Mary Kjorven
Pearl Pacheco
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/CEO
Mike Wood, Registrar/CEO Executive Assistant 

Also in Attendance

Francine Gaudet, Director, Education Services and Communications
Katherine Graham, Director, Human Resources and Organization Development
Daniel Laflèche, Director, Corporate Support
Christine Penney, Director, Policy and Quality Assurance
Sandra Smith, Communications Specialist
Bruce Wells, Communications Coordinator/Editor
Barb Willson, Acting Director, Practice Support
Stephanie Cheng, Observer, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Shelia Farrell, Observer, Community Care Nurse, Capri Health Centre, Interior Health
Marilou Strait, Observer, Policy and Quality Assurance

Call to Order

Pam Ratner, Chair called the April 20, 2012 meeting to order at 0830 hours.

Approval of Agenda

12-04-01

 

By general consent it was agreed to adopt the agenda as presented with the deferral of item 5.1 Tab 21 Registration Committee Appointment.

Approval of Minutes

12-04-02

By general consent it was agreed to approve the February 10, 2012 minutes of the meeting of the CRNBC Board as circulated with the following changes:

  • Change Motion #11-12-06 to 12-02-06; and
  • Change "processional" to "professional" in Motion #12-02-02.
12-04-03 By general consent it was agreed to approve the March 28, 2012 minutes of the teleconference meeting of the CRNBC Board as circulated.

Verification of Decisions Made By Email

12-04-04  

Moved and seconded to verify the decision taken by email to vary Policy AB: 8 Observers at Board Meetings to provide for a representative of the Nursing Education Council of British Columbia (NECBC) to make a brief presentation to the Board at its February 10, 2012 meeting.

   
Carried

Financial Statements Report

12-04-05  

Moved and seconded to receive the draft February 2012 financial statements as circulated.

   
Carried

Board Dashboard/Strategic Priorities Report

The April 2012 Board Dashboard and Strategic Priorities report was received by the Board.

Captive Insurance Corporation - Transition From Self-Insurance

12-04-06  

Moved and seconded to direct staff to purchase an insurance policy from Encon.

Carried
12-04-07 Moved and seconded to direct staff to provide a report at the September 2012 Board meeting recommending options related to the implications around the dissolution of the Captive Insurance Corporation.
Carried

Quality Assurance Program - Reporting Registrants Who May Pose A Threat To The Public

12-04-08   Moved and seconded to table the policy Quality Assurance Program for Registrants – Reporting Registrants Who May Pose a Threat to the Public as set out in Appendix A of the April 2012 Board report and direct staff to review the Board's feedback with legal council for consideration at a future meeting.
Carried

Quality Assurance Committee Recommendation - On-Site Peer Review

12-04-09

Moved and seconded to approve the Quality Assurance Committee's recommendation to defer the 2012 on-site peer review until 2013 for 23 nurse practitioners who successfully completed their initial on-site review in 2006/2007.

Carried

Quorum For Captive Insurance Corporation

12-04-10  

Moved and seconded to approve the special resolution attached as Appendix A to the April 2012 Board report on this matter.

   
Carried
(see Appendix A)

Role of Board Chair and Vice-Chair

The Board was reminded that the term of office for Chair, Pam Ratner and Vice-chair, Lorraine Grant expire on August 31, 2012. Both candidates are not eligible for re-election. Pam Ratner and Lorraine Grant provided an overview of their roles to inform Board members who may be considering the opportunity to serve as Board chair or vice-chair.

Early Intervention Addiction Program

12-04-11  

Moved and seconded to approve the draft Board policy (RID B1-50) Early Intervention Program (Health) as set out in Appendix A of the April 2012 report to the Board on this matter with the following amendments:

  • Amend item 1.d. to state "to ensure registrants who require treatment for an illness engage in all treatment recommendations provided by a physician expert."
  • Amend paragraph 1 following "IMPLEMENTATION" to read "….upon CRNBC's confirmation that:"
   
Carried

Education Program Review Committee Report - Recommendation for the Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Program Offered By Vancouver Community College

12-04-12

Moved and seconded to accept the interim report of the baccalaureate registered nurse program offered by Vancouver Community College as meeting the term and condition of program recognition until June 30, 2014. 

Carried

Finance and Audit Committee Report

12-04-13  

Moved and seconded to approve the revised (CS B9) Investment Manager Policy as set out in Appendix A of the April 2012 report to the Board from the Finance and Audit Committee.

   
Carried
12-04-14 Moved and seconded to approve the revised (CS B1) Accounting Practices and Standards Policy as set out in Appendix B of the April 2012 report to the Board from the Finance and Audit Committee.
Carried
12-04-15 Moved and seconded to approve the revised (CS B8) Tendering of Business Policy as set out in Appendix C of the April 2012 report to the Board from the Finance and Audit Committee.
Carried

Board Development Committee Report

12-04-16  

Moved and seconded to receive the April 2012 Board Development Committee report to the Board.

   
Carried

Committee Annual Reports

12-04-17  

Moved and seconded to receive the following reports:

  • Awards Committee Annual Report
  • Board Review Panel Annual Report
  • Certified Practices Approval Committee Annual Report
  • Discipline Committee Annual Report
  • Inquiry Committee Annual Report
  • Education Program Review Committee Annual Report
  • Finance and Audit Committee Annual Report
  • Nominations Committee Annual Report
  • Nurse Practitioner Examination Committee Annual Report
  • Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee Annual Report
  • Registration Committee Annual Report
  • Quality Assurance Committee Annual Report
   
Carried

Board Chair Report

   
A report was provided to the Board by Pam Ratner, Chair.  

Registrar/CEO Report

The Registrar/CEO report included updates on the Health Professions Review Board, purchase of capital items, Freedom of Information and Privacy requests, environmental scan and operational matters.

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 1525.

An in camera session of the board was held from 1240 to 1415. The in camera session was held to address personnel matters.

Certified as Approved

Pam Ratner, Chair    
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer    

 

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