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February 2012

Feb. 2012 minutes.

 

CRNBC Board Meeting — February 10, 2012
0830 hours
CRNBC Boardroom – 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

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

Also in Attendance

Katherine Graham, Director, Human Resources and Organization Development
Daniel Laflèche, Director, Corporate Support
Cynthia Johansen, Director, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Francine Gaudet, Director, Education Services and Communications
Christine Penney, Director, Policy and Quality Assurance
Sandra Smith, Communications Coordinator
Bruce Wells, Communications Coordinator/Editor
Barb Wilson, Acting Director, Practice Support
Stephen Bishop, Chair, Nursing, Camosun College
Janine Lennox, Chair, School of Nursing, Langara College
Patricia Marck, Director, School of Nursing, UBC — Okanagan
Jean Nicolson-Church, Associate Dean, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Jo Wearing, Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
Paddy Rodney, Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
Yu Tsai, Systems and Database Administrator, Corporate Support, CRNBC
Fern Moran, HR/IT Projects Coordinator, HR and Org. Dev/Corporate Support, CRNBC
Sandy Atwell, Nurse Educator, Langara College

Christina Mackinnon, CRNBC Registrant

     

Call to Order

Pam Ratner, Chair called the February 10, 2012 meeting to order at 0830 hours.

     

Approval of Agenda

12-02-01  

By general consent it was agreed to adopt the agenda as presented with agreement that the Chair may alter the agenda as required to facilitate the work of the Board.

     

Regulatory Philosophy and Framework

Lillian Bayne, Project Consultant, presented the Board with a completed draft of the Regulatory Philosophy and Framework project.

12-02-02  

Moved and seconded to approve the draft Regulatory Philosophy and Framework as set out in Appendix A of the February 2012 report to the Board on this matter.

     
12-02-03  

Moved and seconded to amend Motion 12-02-02 to insert the words "endorse the concepts explicated in "before the words "the draft Regulatory Philosophy …"

   
Carried
12-02-04  

Moved and seconded to endorse the concepts explicated in the draft Regulatory Philosophy and Framework as set out in Appendix A of the February 2012 report to the Board on this matter.

   
Carried

The following individuals joined the meeting:
Stephen Bishop, Chair, Nursing, Camosun College
Janine Lennox, Chair, School of Nursing, Langara College
Patricia Marck, Director, School of Nursing, UBC — Okanagan
Jean Nicolson-Church, Associate Dean, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

     

Communications Presentation

A brief presentation was provided to the Board by Francine Gaudet, Director, Education Services and Communications which provided a high-level overview of the CRNBC Corporate Communications Plan.

     

Resolution from the Nursing Education Council of British Columbia

Patricia Marck, on behalf of the Nursing Education Council of British Columbia (NECBC) thanked the Board for varying the Observer Policy to permit a statement from the Council. Ms. Marck made a brief statement on behalf of the Council.

     
12-02-05  

Moved and seconded to acknowledge receipt of the resolution received from the Nursing Education Council of British Columbia dated February 2, 2012 and further, reaffirm Motion 11-12-25 carried at the December 2011 meeting to endorse the work of the Registrar/CEO to negotiate a contract with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing to provide a computer adaptive entry to practice examination for registered nurses.

   
Carried

Approval of Minutes

12-02-06  

By general consent it was agreed to approve the December 2, 2011 minutes of the meeting of the CRNBC Board as circulated.

Verification of Decisions Made by Email

12-02-07  

Moved and seconded to verify the decision taken by email to appoint Janice Penner to the practice position on the Education Program Review Committee for a term of office commencing January 30, 2012 and expiring June 30, 2012.

12-02-08  

Moved and seconded to verify the decision taken by email to appoint Catherine Anderson to the vacant appointed board member position on the Board Review Panel for a term of office commencing January 4, 2012 and expiring August 31, 2012.

12-02-09  

Moved and seconded to verify the decision taken by email to appoint Catherine Anderson to the appointed board member position on the Registration Committee for a term of office commencing January 4, 2012 and expiring August 31, 2012.

Financial Statements Report

12-02-10  

Moved and seconded to approve the proposed revision to Policy CS B1 Accounting Standards and Practices as set out in the February 2012 Financial Statements report to the Board.

   
Carried
12-02-11  

Moved and seconded to approve the proposed appropriation for capital lease commitments as reflected in the draft November 2011 financial statements.

   
Carried
12-02-12   Moved and seconded to receive the draft November 2011 financial statements as circulated.
   
Carried

The following individuals left the meeting:
Stephen Bishop, Chair, Nursing, Camosun College
Janine Lennox, Chair, School of Nursing, Langara College
Patricia Marck, Director, School of Nursing, UBC — Okanagan
Jean Nicolson-Church, Associate Dean, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Jo Wearing, Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
Christina Mackinnon, CRNBC Registrant

     

An in camera session of the board was held from 1300 to 1410.

The general meeting session resumed at 1415.

     

Election of Interim Board Chair and Board Vice-Chair

Information was brought to the Board's attention to allow board members the opportunity to consider nominees for the positions of Acting Chair and Vice-chair prior to the June board meeting.

     

Board Dashboard/Strategic Priorities Report

The Board received the February 2012 Board Dashboard and Strategic Priorities report to the Board.

     

Board Development Committee Report

12-02-13  

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

   
Carried

Student-Related Practice Standards

12-02-14  

Moved and seconded to approve the Regulatory Supervision of Nursing Student Activities Practice Standard as set out in the revised Appendix A of the February 2012 report to the Board on this matter.

   
Carried
12-02-15  

Moved and seconded to approve the Employed Student Registrant Practice Standard as set out in Appendix B of the February 2012 report to the Board on this matter.

   
Carried
12-02-16  

Moved and seconded to rescind Publication 435 Employed Student Nurses Board policy as set out in Appendix C effective the date the Employed Student Registrant Practice Standard comes into force.

   
Carried
12-02-17  

Moved and seconded to extend the notice period for the Regulatory Supervision of Nursing Student Activities Practice Standard and Employed Student Registrant Practice Standard from 30 days to 60 days.

   
Carried

Complementary and Alternative Health Care Practice Standard

12-02-18  

Moved and seconded to delete the practice standard Complementary and Alternative Health Care attached as Appendix A to the February 10, 2012 Board report on this subject, effective March 12, 2012.

   
Carried

Quality Assurance Committee Policies

Policy — CRNBC's Quality Assurance Program for Registrants
12-02-19  

Moved and seconded to approve the Board policy CRNBC's Quality Assurance Program for Registrants as set out in Appendix A of the February 2012 report to the Board on this subject.

   
Carried

Policy — Definition and Key Principles Underlying CRNBC's Quality Assurance Program

12-02-20  

Moved and seconded to rescind Definition and Key Principles Underlying CRNBC's Quality Assurance Program (February 2009) as set out in Appendix B of the February 2012 report to the Board on this subject.

   
Carried

Policy — Collection, Protection, Use and Storage of QA Data

12-02-21  

Moved and seconded to approve the Board policy Collection, Protection, Use and Storage of QA Data as set out in Appendix C of the February 2012 report to the Board on the subject.

   
Carried

Policy — Assessment of Professional Performance

12-02-22  

Moved and seconded to approve the Board policy Assessment of Professional Performance as set out in Appendix D of the February 2012 report to the Board on this subject with the following amendments:

  • add "registrants based on their assessment of results" to the end of the sentence in section 4; and
  • delete the word "a" after the word "have" in section 16.
   
Carried

Policy — Multisource Feedback Personal Reports for Registrants

12-02-23  

Moved and seconded to approve the Board policy Multisource Feedback Personal Reports for Registrants as set out in Appendix F of the February 2012 report to the Board on this subject.

   
Carried

Revised Limits/Conditions: Insulin Dose Adjustment

12-02-24  

Moved and seconded to approve the draft limits and conditions related to insulin dose adjustment as set out in the revised Appendix A of the February 2012 board report on this subject.

   
Carried

Nurse Practitioner Objective Structured Clinical Examination Re-Score Policy

12-02-25  

Moved and seconded to approve Policy RI&D B1-49 Nurse Practitioner Objective Structured Clinical Examination Rescore as set out in Appendix A of the February 2012 report to the Board on this subject.

   
Carried

Early Intervention Addiction Program Policy

12-02-26  

Moved and seconded to approve draft board policy Early Intervention Addiction Program as set out in the February 2012 report to the Board on this subject.

   
Carried

Staff Recognition Board Policy

12-02-27  

Moved and seconded to rescind Board Policy HR&OD 22 Staff Recognition as set out in Appendix A to the February 2012 report to the Board on this subject.

   
Carried

Changes to Excluded Staff Benefits Policy

12-02-28  

Moved and seconded to approve Policy B1-XXX Excluded Staff Benefits as set in Appendix A of the February 2012 report to the Board on this subject.

   
Carried

2012 Awards Ceremony Chair Appointment

12-02-29  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following board members as co-chairs of the 2012 CRNBC Awards Ceremony and to vary the Board's policy to include a registrant member as a co-chair of the event:

  • Lorraine Grant (public member)
  • Pam Ratner (registrant member)
   
Carried

Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee Appointment — Ministry of Health Representative

12-02-30  

Moved and seconded to approve the appointment of Cynthia Monk to the Ministry of Health position on the Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee for a term of office commencing February 13, 2012 and expiring the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board in 2012.

   
Carried

Registration Committee Appointment: Member of the Public

12-02-31  

Moved and seconded to approve the appointment of Fiona Lewis to the member of the public position on the Registration Committee for a term of office commencing February 13, 2012 and expiring the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board in 2014.

   
Carried

Board Chair Report

A report was provided to the Board by Pam Ratner, Chair.
12-02-32  

Moved and seconded to record the Board's January 10, 2012 in camera decision to appoint Cynthia Johansen as Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia effective April 2, 2012.

   
Carried

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 and environmental scan.

     

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 1620.

An in camera meeting of the Board was held from 1300 to 1410. The in camera session was held to address personnel, examination and legal matters.

 

Certified as Approved:

Pam Ratner
Chair
  Laurel Brunke
Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

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