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June 2015

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Nursing Matters

RN Edition

June 2015

Features In this issue
Paige's heartbreaking, devastating story
Longest way round with the shortest way home
Case studies
Nursing updates
Most popular
You asked
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Photos courtesy of Paige's family © B.C. Representative for Children and Youth

Paige's heartbreaking, devastating story

We are deeply saddened by the latest report from B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth, which details a heartbreaking and devastating story of abuse. Protecting children and the vulnerable is a critical obligation of the nursing profession.

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Longest way round with the shortest way home

When it comes to good healthcare, what do your family and friends need? That is the question Minister Terry Lake asked of participants in a recent forum and one our Registrar/CEO discusses in her latest blog post.

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What's in a title?

case study

Photo © Veer/alexraths

Diane's got her foot care certificate and is ready to launch a new business. But, she's getting conflicting advice about what to call herself.

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More case studies

Vulnerable adults and suspected abuse
Is avoidance a boundary issue?
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Please review this key publication

We recently updated the publication that provides an overview of the Health Professions Act, Nurses (Registered) and Nurse Practitioners Regulation, and CRNBC Bylaws.

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More nursing updates

2014 OSCE results
New clinical resources in the Library
Nursing Matters
(CP and NP editions)
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Public advisory: David Turner Robert
Bylaw amendment: board
Read the latest NCLEX newsletter
Professional conduct notices
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 NEWS  What is the BCNU lawsuit about?
 NEWS  Government requests feedback on draft regulations
 CASE STUDY  Can a nurse diagnose anaphylaxis?
 NEWS  Announcing better liability protection
 CASE STUDY  Crossing the line on Facebook
 NEWS  Certified practice courses approved
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Some of my clients do not
have a primary care provider. When the care they need is outside my scope and I don't
have an NP or physician to consult with or refer them to, what can I do?

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If I am charged with a criminal offence, do I need to tell CRNBC?

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