Bill 17 received Royal Assent on May 29. These changes allow NPs to officially sign
off on a range of legal and administrative documents that verify they have
examined or treated a patient.
We’ve achieved a number of milestones related to NP prescribing of controlled
drugs and substances. There are, however, a number of activities still outstanding.
A nurse seeks peer feedback on her communication style
after a difficult discussion with a patient's family
We made important revisions to the Dispensing
Medications practice standard, which comes into
effect on June 27. The standard sets out nurses'
obligations when they dispense.
Next month we'll unveil a newly redesigned website. We're looking forward to
presenting you with the same great content and some new features, such as a
better search engine. Please make sure your Internet Explorer browser is version 8
or newer to properly experience the website.