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Witnessing vs. obtaining consent: What's the difference?
As Susan performs her admission assessments on Mr. Yan, she notices the surgical consent form isn’t signed. Susan learns that Mr. Yan did speak to the surgeon and agree to the surgery, but that he remembers very little else about the conversation.
CRNBC registrant library services will end Feb. 2017
CRNBC’s mandate is to protect the public through the regulation of registered nurses and nurse practitioners, and we need to ensure our work aligns with this regulatory purpose. After assessing a number of our services, we have decided to close our registrant library service effective February 28, 2017.
RN Scope of Practice Standard updated related to MAiD
CRNBC has updated the RN scope of practice standard relating to medical assistance in dying to provide additional information to nurses.
Bicillin L-A shortage ends
The BC Centre for Disease Control has announced there is no longer a Bicillin L-A shortage.
More nursing updates
CRNBC's new web app: We need your input!
An easy-to-use web application is coming your way to help you meet your yearly CRNBC Quality Assurance requirements.This application needs a name!
Learn more about what the application can do for you and give us your input—it should take less than 5 minutes.
Survey results: Autonomous scope of practice and client-specific orders
A big thank you to all the nurses who completed our survey. We’re still going through the results in detail, and will be making changes to the standard based on some of the feedback, but in the interim, here's what you had to say...
Can registered nurses and nurse practitioners in B.C. incorporate a business for the purposes of providing nursing services?
What is the difference between preparing and pre-pouring medications? Can I pre-pour medications?
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