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December 2016

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Nursing Matters

CP Edition

December 2016

Features In this issue
2017 renewal is coming: What to know
Opioid crisis
Case studies
Most popular
You asked
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2017 renewal: What you need to know

Registration renewal is coming soon; take a look for important dates and fee information.

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Balancing work fatigue with client safety

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It had been a long, busy day in the Step Down Unit and Mia was tired. As she finishes up her tasks, the shift coordinator informs her that she’s received a sick call for the night shift, and needs a volunteer to stay until they can get someone to come in. Mia took a deep breath and replied, “I’m not sure I can do that. I’m pretty exhausted. Give me a few minutes to think about it.”

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More case studies

Vulnerable adults and suspected abuse
Can a nurse diagnose anaphylaxis?
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Call for Board nominations
Call for 2017 AGM resolutions
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 NEWS  2017 renewal fees
 YOU ASKED  Is it okay to contact a client by text?
 CASE STUDY  Taking photos of clients: Is it ever okay?
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I do a lot of voluteer work in my community. Does the emergency exemption apply if I'm acting in a volunteer capacity?

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When we work short-staffed, we're not always able to meet all our clients' care needs. Can we be reported for not meeting standards?

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