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December 2015

CRNBC Board Meeting - December 4, 2015
 0835 hours
CRNBC Boardroom - 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Lorraine Grant, Vice-chair

Stephen Bishop

Stephanie Buckingham

Brenda Canitz

Colleen Driscoll
Sheila Farrell
Anne Gavey
Colleen Hay
Ana-Maria Hobrough
Dave Kruyt

Tricia Marck

Marilyn Loewen Mauritz

Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer

Regrets

Chilwin Cheng

Also in Attendance

Leadership Team:

Lynn Cairns, Acting Deputy Registrar/Director, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Katherine Graham, Director, Communication and Human Resources
Daniel Laflèche, Director, Corporate Support
Christine Penney, Deputy Registrar/Director, Policy, Practice and Quality Assurance

CRNBC Staff:

Lisa Ryan, Executive Assistant

Observers

Katie Armitage

Zamil Pirmohamed

Monica Redekopp

Observers from Professional Standards Authority

Douglas Bilton, Assistant Director of Standards and Policy

Teena Chowdhury, Scrutiny Manager

Luane Nisbet, Senior Scrutiny Officer

Call to order 

Mary Kjorven, Chair, called the meeting to order at 8:35 a.m.

Item 2 – Approval of Agenda

The following amendments were made to the agenda:

Late Item - RN Scope: revised Limits and Conditions on Wound Care added.

Late Item - Statutory Committee Appointment

By general consent, it was agreed to adopt the agenda as amended.

Carried

Item 3 – Approval of Minutes

Moved and seconded to approve the following minutes of the CRNBC Board as circulated:

  • June 19, 2015 (in-person, open session (Amended)
  • September 25, 2015 (in-person)

Carried

Marilyn Loewen Mauritz joins the meeting at 8:55 am.

 Item 4 – Financial Statements

Receive the draft of September 2015 Financial Statements as circulated in Appendix A of the December 4, 2015 Board Report.

Carried

Item 5 – Finance and Audit Committee Report

Approve the following funds be used in response to the following financial risks: 

a) Unforseen operating costs: $310,000

b) Unplanned staff changes: NIL

c) Poor investment performance: $1,560,000

d) Reduction in registrant renewals

Carried

Item 5 – Finance and Audit Committee Report (cont.) 

Approve the proposed 2016-17 budget, including the identified fees, appropriations and reserve; and

RESOLVE THAT in accordance with the authority established in section 19(1) of the Health Professions Act, and subject to filing with the Minister as required by section 19(3) of the Health Professions Act, the Board amends the Bylaws of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia as set out in the schedule attached to this resolution. (Appendix E(a) - Bylaw Section D - Fees).

Carried

Item 5 – Finance and Audit Committee Report (cont.)

Approve the following proposed policies:

a) Public Financial Reporting

b) Financial Direction and Monitoring

c) Establishment of Fees for Programs and Services

Carried

Item 6 – RN Scope: Revised Definition of Additional Education

Approve the draft Revised Definition of Additional Education in Appendix B.

Carried

Item 7 – RN Scope: Limits and Conditions - Levonorgestrel

Withdraw the limits and conditions related to the autonomous administration or dispensing of levonorgestrel by registered nurses. 

Carried

Item 8 – Proposed Bylaw Amendmen to Part 5.05(e)

RESOLVED THAT the Board approves the proposed amendments to Part 5.05(e) Quality Assurance of CRNBC's Bylaws; and

RESOLVED THAT in accordance with the authority established in section 19(1) of the Health Professions Act, and subject to filing with the Minister as required by section 19(3) of the Health Professions Act, the Board amends the Bylaws of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, as set out in the Schedule attached.

Carried

Item 9 – Documentation Practice Standard Revisions and proposed Bylaw Amendment to Part 7 – Registrant Records

 RESOLVED THAT the Board approves the proposed amendments to Part 7 Registrant Records or CRNBC's Bylaws in place of the proposed amendments that were approved by the Board on September 25, 2015.

Item 10 – QA Program Update

 Informational item.

Item 11 – Relational Regulation Survey with Registrants – Next Steps

 Informational item.

Item 12 – Registrar/CEO Report

 The Board approves of the format of the CEO Report to recieve the Certified Practice Approval Committee courses provided at Kwantlen.

Item 13 – Professional Standards Authority - Audit and Review Update

 Informational item.

Item 14 – Revised Registration Committee Policy Report

 Informational item.

Late Item – RN Scope: Revised Limits and Conditions on Wound Care

 Approve the Revised Limits and Conditions on Wound Care in Appendix B; and

Approve the Associated Definitions in Appendix B.

Carried

Late Item – Statutory Committee Appointment

 Approve the appointment of Dr. Trevor Corneil to the Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee. Term of office to commence December 7, 2015 and expire the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board in September 2016.

Carried

Item 15 – Social with ARNBC Board to follow the in camera session

Adjournment

The Open Session adjourned at 11:55 am.

Certified as Approved:

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
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