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April 2016

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Nursing Matters

CP Edition

April 2016

Features In this issue
Get ready to vote! Meet your board candidates
Recommended
NCLEX results
Case studies
Scam advisory
Nursing updates
Public advisory
CEO blog
Governance
Most popular
You asked
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GOVERNANCE

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.

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REGISTRATION
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CASE STUDIES
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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?

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More case studies

Does supervising RN(C)s count as certified practice?
Client's right to care and nurse's personal safety
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SCAM ADVISORY
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NURSING UPDATES
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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.

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More nursing updates

New clinical resources in the Library
Nursing Matters (RN and NP editions)
PUBLIC ADVISORY
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CEO BLOG
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GOVERNANCE UPDATES
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Annual General Meeting: June 10
AGM: Call for late resolutions
Education Program Review Committee vacancies
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 YOU ASKED  What is our responsibility when residents requiring medication leave on a day pass?
 NEWS  Revisions to RN scope of practice
 CASE STUDY  It's all relative: Caring for a family member
 NEWS  Conflict of Interest practice standard revised
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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?

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What are my responsibilities if I am providing regulatory supervision and the student does something that causes harm?

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