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March 2016

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Nursing Matters

RN Edition

March 2016

Features In this issue
Physician-assisted dying: The role of a nurse
NP Practice Analysis results released
Case studies
Nursing updates
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scope of practice

The role of a nurse

CRNBC advises nurses to avoid initiating a discussion about physician-assisted dying (PAD) and, if asked to participate in PAD, to seek an independent legal opinion regarding their specific situation.

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Canadian NP Practice Analysis results released

The Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators has released the findings of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) Practice Analysis. The analysis has uncovered key information that will inform future regulatory decisions in NP practice across Canada.

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It's all relative: Caring for a family member

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As an RN, Ling is used to fielding requests for minor care and advice from familiy members and friends. But when her sister requires nursing care at home following an unexpected hospitalization, Ling has a decision to make. Can she walk the fine line between relative and nurse?

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More case studies

Balancing fatigue and client safety
Forgetting to renew: What if it happens to you?
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Revised Conflict of Interest practice standard

The Conflict of Interest practice standard has been revised, and is now a joint standard with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses (CLPNBC) and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses (CRPNBC).

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More nursing updates

New clinical resources in the Library
Nursing Matters (RN and CP editions)
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AGM: Call for late resolutions
December Board meeting minutes
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 NEWS  CDS prescribing update
 CASE STUDY  You know the client. Now what?
 NEWS  2015 tax receipts available
 CEO BLOG  Have you checked the box?
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I forgot to renew my registration. Yesterday, my employer told me to stop working and call CRNBC. What should I do?

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In our facility, we provide residents with medications when they leave on a day pass. What's our responsibility when we do this?

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