NEWS & CASE STUDIES
Important WCB changes for NPs coming in January
As of January 1, 2015 nurse practitioners will have new responsibilities when seeing injured
workers with a WorkSafeBC (WCB) claim.
4 ways you'll find our website easier to use
Please check out our new (and better!) website. It's filled with improvements based on
feedback from nurses. Taking a cue from the new website, we also updated this newsletter.
A friend wants a favour
In the middle of a busy shift as charge nurse in emergency, a friend of Daniel's arrives needing sutures. When he hears he'll need to wait, the friend asks Daniel for a favour.
More case studies
How many times a day do you get feedback on your practice? Feedback isn't always formal, in fact nurses receive feedback all the time.
More nursing updates
One of the most difficult challenges a nurse can face
Addressing unsafe practice can involve complicated and emotional issues. Check out our
web learning on "Taking Action on Concerns About Practice" to help you work towards
effective and positive outcomes.
Can NPs discontinue or stop prescriptions for controlled drugs and substances e.g., narcotics or benzodiazepines?
I'm an NP employed by a physician. Am I obligated to report concerns about physician billing practices to CRNBC or the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC?
Nursing Matters is one of our official methods for communicating with nurses. CRNBC registrants are legally required to receive this newsletter, which contains updates about standards and other news affecting nurses' practice.
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