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May 2015

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Nursing Matters

NP Edition

May 2015

Features In this issue
Closing in on a CDS prescribing milestone
What is the BCNU lawsuit about?
Features
Case studies
Nursing updates
Recommended
Governance
Most popular
You asked
FEATURES
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Regulation

Closing in on a CDS prescribing milestone

The Ministry of Health has proposed changes to the nursing regulations to enable controlled drugs and substances prescribing (CDS) by NPs. The draft regulations have implications on this and other nursing matters for all four nursing groups.

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GOVERNANCE

What is the BCNU lawsuit about?

In response to your questions, we posted a brief explanation of the BCNU lawsuit commenced against CRNBC and the Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.

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CASE STUDIES
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Can a nurse diagnose anaphylaxis?

Photo © Veer/OJO Images Photography

A camper, stung during an outdoor game, is reacting. Do his symptoms add up to anaphylaxis? What should the camp nurse do?

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More case studies

Client's right to care and nurse's personal safety
Can you answer clients' tough questions?
Reflecting on practice
NURSING UPDATES
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New CDS prescribing FAQs

We posted new FAQs about CDS prescribing, including information about exclusions and limits, education requirements, and preparation.

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More nursing updates

Announcing better liability protection
New resources on professional ethics
Nursing Matters (RN and CP editions)
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GOVERNANCE UPDATES
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CEO Blog: Understanding the organizations that support nursing

Committee vacancies
Watch for election ballots in June
Attend our AGM on June 19
Nursing colleges explore working together
Latest board minutes
Download the Nursing Community Assessment Service newsletter
Professional Conduct Notices
MOST POPULAR WITH NURSE PRACTITIONERS
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 NEWS  Who are your board candidates?
 NEWS  Controlled drugs and substances prescribing (homepage)
 CASE STUDY  Crossing the line on Facebook
 YOU ASKED  Can NPs prescribe drugs approved in Canada that contain synthetic cannabinoids, e.g., Nabilone?
 NEWS  Review your self-assessment
YOU ASKED
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I want to take on a new role
but some aspects of the role
go against my personal
values and beliefs. What are
my options?

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Will NPs be able to prescribe all narcotics and controlled drugs and substances?

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