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Get ready to vote! Meet your board candidates
You have a say in who sits on the CRNBC Board and helps guide the work of the college. Find out who is seeking election to the board this year.
Working toward a new regulatory body for nursing
CRNBC and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of B.C. will be exploring next steps in the development of a new regulatory body for RPNs, RNs and NPs to replace the current organizations.
2015 NCLEX results
Read the NCLEX results for 2015, and how nursing students fared across the country on the entry-to-practice exam.
Diagnosing and treating a diabetic ulcer
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Marcie notices several red areas as she removes Mr. Dimitri's sock, but it's the open wound that concerns her. Mr. Dimitri denies any pain, numbness or tingling. What should she do next?
More case studies
Potential scam targeting CRNBC registrants
Recently, a practising CRNBC registrant received an automated message purportedly from CRNBC, stating that the registrant was not registered, that CRNBC had a lien against her assets and that we would be taking legal action. CRNBC does not communicate with nurses using automated messages.
Changes to B.C.’s Drug Schedules: Naloxone
On March 22, 2016, Health Canada changed the Federal Prescription Drug list to allow for non-prescription naloxone. CRNBC’s current limits and conditions for dispensing, compounding or administering naloxone remain in effect until they are updated to support non-prescription naloxone.
More nursing updates
Notice of cancellation: Jacqueline Orina, #0728586
On March 22, 2016, the CRNBC Inquiry Committee approved a Consent Agreement cancelling the registration of Jacqueline Orina. Ms. Orina is barred from working as a registered nurse in B.C.
Four ways the NCLEX helps ensure safe, competent nurses enter the profession
Nursing practice requires a significant knowledge base with the skills and ability to perform complex and technical procedures safely. The NCLEX is a critical component to evaluating nursing and offers a number of advantages.
We often talk about patients during breaks in the staff room. I think this is okay because we all work on the same unit. Am I right?
What are my responsibilities if I am providing regulatory supervision and the student does something that causes harm?
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