NEWS & CASE STUDIES
BC Health Regulators launch public safety campaign:
"Saying you are one doesn't make you one"
Children pretend to be health care professionals with disastrous - and humourous - results to demonstrate the risks of receiving care from unlicensed individuals.
Playing pretend has real consequences
There are 26 regulated health professions in British Columbia. Can you name them all? If not, you're not alone. Find out why this information is so important to public safety.
Can you answer clients' tough questions?
As a public health nurse, Rachel often runs immunization clinics for children. Recently, parents have asked her some tough questions about vaccines and their side effects that have caught her off guard. What should she do?
More case studies
Reminder: Liability protection changes in 2016
In March 2016, your professional liability protection will be provided by the Canadian Nurses Protective Society. What will this change mean for you?.
Four tips to make quality assurance a habit
Quality assurance isn't a few questions you answer once a year; as a self-regulating professional, it's a year-round responsibilty. The good news is it doesn't have to take a lot of time or effort! Here are four tips to make quality assurance a habit.
More nursing updates
Update: Leaving or returning to nursing practice
Last month we announced that you can now change your registration status at any time of the year for a fee. As a grace period, CRNBC will be temporarily waiving the change status fee ($105) for disability/sick leave or maternity/paternity leave applicants who change their registration status between now and February 29, 2016.
For personal reasons, I don't want to (or can't) have the flu shot. Will I lose my license if I refuse?
As a family nurse practitioner, when do I have to transfer care for a pregnant client to a physician or midwife?
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