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SCOPE of PrACTICE
Controlled prescription pad program is live
We're pleased to announce that the Controlled Prescription Program (CPP) for NPs prescribing controlled drugs and substances is now live. NPs who wish to order a CPP duplicate pad can now do so, via their CRNBC account.
Tell us what you think: One B.C. nurse regulator
CRNBC is joining with B.C.'s two other nursing colleges to create one organization that will regulate all nurses in the province, and we want to hear from you; Take 10-15 minutes to complete our survey; your input will help shape our future and best meet your needs as we move forward.
Balancing act: Duty to provide care vs. your personal values and beliefs
Photo credit: Monkey Business Images
Joy learns she’ll be caring for Ms. Downey, an off-service client admitted for treatment of a chronic medical condition. As part of her treatment, Ms. Downey requires a blood transfusion, but administering blood products conflicts with Joy’s personal values and beliefs.
More case studies
Social media and confidentiality: What you need to know
Social media sites like Facebook regularly suggest "people you may know" to their users, using complex algorithms. Depending on the individual, accepting facebook friend recommendations could be crossing a professional boundary and/or breaching patient confidentiality. Here are seven tips to help you remain mindful when using social media.
Bridging the divide
As Canadians, we believe in recognizing and supporting the regional differences of our vast country. It is a value that contributes to our national character. But in the case of nursing regulation, have we let regional differences go too far?
I work in the community and see nurses signing as PHN and HCN. What is the correct nursing title to use in documentation?
What is my responsibility if I see unsafe, unethical or incompetent practice?
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