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October 2014

CRNBC | College of registered nurses of British Columbia

NEWS & CASE STUDIES

Nursing Matters

RN Edition

October 2014

Features In this issue
New authority coming for RNs and NPs
Features
Case studies
Nursing updates
Recommended
Governance
Most popular
You asked
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New authority coming for RNs and NPs

The B.C. government plans to bring the Statutory Property Guardianship Regulation into force on December 1. This will allow RNs and NPs to assess financial incapability and provide opinions about an adult's capability.

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CASE STUDIES
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Is avoidance a boundaries issue?

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Nico tried to build a rapport with his new client, but elderly Mr. Stedman consistently ignored his efforts. How did Nico react?

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More case studies

A client's right to care and nurse's personal safety
A practice challenge for a public health nurse
NURSING UPDATES
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Revised DST and competencies

Revisions to the Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment of Contacts DST were approved in September 2014.

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More nursing updates

Professional Support Program to end
New clinical resources in the Library
Nursing Matters (RN and NP editions)
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GOVERNANCE UPDATES
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CRNBC awards program update
Change to public notices
Board minutes
Building public awareness
Professional Conduct Notices
MOST POPULAR WITH CP NURSES
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 NEWS  DST survey results now available
 NEWS  4 ways you'll find our website easier to use
 CASE STUDY  A friend wants a favour
 CASE STUDIES  I think I have the flu. If I call in sick, the unit will be short-staffed...
 QA  Peer feedback
 CASE STUDIES  3 confidentiality breaches
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Do my clients have the right to know my name?

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Does the emergency exemption apply if I stop to help at the scene of a traffic accident when I'm off duty?

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