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Scope of Practice
5 tips for understanding the scope of practice standards
The updated scope of practice standards are now in effect. Check out these five tips to help you understand the changes and consider how they will apply in your practice.
He's not your client: Can you dispense his meds?
Photo credit: veer.com/Konstantin Sutyagin
Selena, an experienced critical care nurse, is new to rural practice. One evening, an older man walks into the quiet emergency department with an order sheet—with a medication order—from a local physician. "My doctor sent me to get this filled," he says. Selena reads the order and considers her options.
More case studies
Proposed bylaw amendments: Provisional registration of neonatal NPs
CRNBC has been collaborating with the Provincial Health Services Authority to explore options for nursing roles in advanced neonatal practice. Bylaw amendments are needed to temporarily accommodate the registration of individuals—who are educated and able to practise as neonatal NPs in other jurisdictions—as provisional neonatal NPs in B.C.
MAiD: Acquiring the medication from a community pharmacy
In order for patients to get 100% coverage for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) drugs purchased from a community pharmacy, prescribers must complete and submit a form to the Ministry of Health.
More nursing updates
Missed the Ask CRNBC webcast? Watch the video
The recording of the Ask CRNBC webcast with Cynthia Johansen, CRNBC Registrar/CEO and guests from ARNBC and CNPS is now available. Check it out if you weren't able to join us.
I have my own foot care business but still work in home care. Is it alright to give my business card to my home care clients?
Sometimes I'm unable to complete all my client assessments according to our protocols. What should I chart in the client's record?
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