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February 2016

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Nursing Matters

NP Edition

February 2016

Features In this issue
Your one stop for CDS prescribing info and updates
The clock is ticking: Renew today!
Case studies
Registration
CEO Blog
Governance
Most popular
Recommended
You asked
FEATURES
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Scope of practice

Your one stop for CDS prescribing info and updates

Wondering about the current status of controlled drugs and substances (CDS) prescribing? Do you have questions? Check out the CDS prescribing page on our website for up-to-date information, FAQs and more.

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Registration

The clock is ticking: Renew today!

There is less than a month left to renew your registration. In order to maintain your current registration status, you must complete the online application and pay the full renewal fee by 23:59 hours on February 29, 2016. If you miss the deadline, you'll no longer be a registrant of the College. Are you currently a practising registrant? You won't be able to legally work as a nurse after Feb. 29 until you reinstate your registration and pay the required fees.

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CASE STUDIES
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You know the client. Now what?

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Jay recognized one of the names of his assigned clients at the small rural hospital where he works. It was someone he knew—Frank, his son's hockey coach.

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More case studies

Forgetting to renew: What if it happens to you?
Duty to report: When a colleague confides in you
Registration
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2015 tax receipts are available

Your 2015 tax receipt is now available. Find out more about where to find it, and why tax receipts are now only available after the calendar year ends.

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CEO blog
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Have you checked the box?

Strong, effective nursing regulation needs you! When you share your opinion and get involved, it can make a real difference. Here's why CRNBC's CEO wants you to "check the box."

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GOVERNANCE UPDATES
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New board member: Jocelyn Stanton
Call for AGM resolutions
Call for nominations: CRNBC Board
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Upcoming CNPS webinars

As of March 1, 2016, CNPS will provide professional liability protection for B.C. nurses. CNPS will be hosting a series of webinars over the next month about their services, and how the law impacts your practice.

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 NEWS  Changing your registration status during renewal
 NEWS  Time to renew: Five things to know for 2016
 NEWS  Three nursing colleges welcome revised nursing regulations
 CASE STUDY  Top case studies of 2015
Recommended
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YOU ASKED
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I work in a department where patients call and ask for advice. Can I give advice over the phone?

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Can I recommend herbal supplements to my patients/clients?

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