NEWS & CASE STUDIES
New authority coming for RNs and NPs
The B.C. government plans to bring the Statutory Property Guardianship Regulation into force on December 1. This will allow RNs and NPs to assess financial incapability and provide opinions about an adult's capability.
NP self-assessment questionnaire going online
During registration renewal 2015 we will ask you to complete the NP self-assessment questionnaire. This online questionnaire is based on our Professional Standards and has been part of RN renewal since 2013.
Is avoidance a boundaries issue?
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Nico tried to build a rapport with his new client, but elderly Mr. Stedman consistently ignored his efforts. How did Nico react?
More case studies
Controlled drugs & substances prescribing
Our board approved standards, limits and conditions for NP controlled drugs and substances prescribing at its meeting in late September. We will post these shortly along with supporting information. Watch for links in the November issue of
More nursing updates
Staying on track
Now that we're halfway through the registration year, it's a good time to ensure your professional development activities are on track. Will you have enough
practice hours to renew? Need help keeping a record?
Can NPs prescribe drugs approved in Canada that contain synthetic cannabinoids, e.g., Nabilone ®?
Can RNs or NPs issue the medical document for clients to get medical marijuana from a licensed medical marijuana producer?
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