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September 2016

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Nursing Matters

NP Edition

September 2016

Features In this issue
Controlled prescription pad program is live
Tell us what you think: One B.C. nurse regulator
Case studies
Recommended
Governance
CEO blog
Most popular
You asked
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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.

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SURVEY

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.

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CASE STUDIES
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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.

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More case studies

A question of boundaries
Use of title snapshots
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GOVERNANCE UPDATES
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CRNBC Board election results
Board minutes: February 2016
Proposed bylaw amendment: Quality Assurance
CEO blog
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MOST POPULAR
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 CASE STUDy  NPs can prescribe CDS
 recommended  CRNBC registrant library services will end Feb. 2017
 NURSING UPDATE  NP role in MAiD
 YOU ASKED  Can RNs or NPs incorporate a business to provide nursing services?
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I work in the community and see nurses signing as PHN and HCN. What is the correct nursing title to use in documentation?

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What is my responsibility if I see unsafe, unethical or incompetent practice?

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