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NPs can now prescribe controlled drugs and substances
It is now within the scope of nurse practitioner practice to prescribe, compound, administer or dispense controlled drugs and substances in accordance with the standards, limits and conditions set by the college.
Nurse Practitioner role in medical assistance in dying
Standards, limits and conditions related to the role of nurse practitioners in determining eligibility for and providing medical assistance in dying (MAiD) are in effect.
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.
Witnessing vs. obtaining consent: what's the difference?
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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.
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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.
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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