NEWS & CASE STUDIES
Registration renewal is open!
With nearly 40,000 nurses and nurse practitioners renewing their registration this year, we recommend that you renew by February 1 to ensure that you can legally continue to practise nursing after February 29, 2016.
CDS Prescribing update
Revised nursing regulation and PharmaNet access
We're getting closer to the day when nurse practitioners (NPs) can write prescriptions for controlled drugs and substances (CDS). There have been two important developments in the past month...
Leaving or returning to practice during renewal?
Earlier this year we made some changes to the process for returning or leaving practice. If you are planning on changing your status during the renewal period (Jan. 4 to Feb. 29, 2016) or in the near future, there are some things you should know, depending on when you need the change to be effective.
Top case studies of 2015
Find out which case studies were most popular in 2015.
More case studies
NPs can now order MRIs
It is now within the scope of NP practice to order Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans.
Documentation standard updated
Minor revisions to the
Documentation practice standard have been approved by the CRNBC Board. The revisions primarily address records retention and expectations related to electronic health records.
More nursing updates
Check the box to have your say
Strong, effective nursing regulation needs you! If you haven't already, we encourage you to "check the box" during renewal to stay connected, share your opinion and be involved.
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