NEWS & CASE STUDIES
Dispensing naloxone to treat suspected overdose
Drug overdoses are on the rise across British Columbia. To combat this important health issue, the RN Scope of Practice was expanded earlier this year to allow RNs to dispense naloxone without an order.
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Fentanyl and opioid overdoses: Can responsive regulation save lives?
For people at risk of overdose, nurses are often the first point of contact with the health system. What role does right touch regulation play in removing barriers to their care?
Keeping it personal: Professional boundaries on Facebook
A new mom is seeking advice from a Facebook group about her baby's persistent, barking cough. Others recommend home remedies, but no one suggests seeing a health care professional. As a public health nurse, should Kiera give advice or say nothing?
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2014-15 Annual Report
Do you want to know more about CRNBC and where your fees go? Check out our most recent 2014-15 annual report.
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A client sent a "friend" request
to my personal Facebook account. Is it okay to accept?
What is the difference between pronouncement and certification of death? Can RNs or NPs do either?
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