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Fall 2015

Regulation Matters | Fall 2015
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Regulation Matters

A resource for employers of registered nurses and nurse practitioners.

Fall 2015
In this issue
Updated RN scope of practice: Dispensing naloxone
New change status service may affect your verification process
Public advisory: Abihudi Imbai
NCLEX-RN results
Most popular
Nurses asked
Registration and governance update
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Updated RN scope of practice: Dispensing naloxone

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 enable nurses to dispense naloxone without an order.

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New change status service may affect your verification process

It's now easier for registered nurses and nurse practitioners to change their registration status throughout the year. Always check your nurses' registration status when they return to work from an extended absence. Learn more about this new service...

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Public advisory: Abihudi Imbai

The CRNBC registrar has cancelled the registration of Abihudi Imbai, following the Criminal Record Review Program decision that Mr. Imbai poses a risk of sexual abuse to vulnerable adults. Mr. Imbai is barred from working as a registered nurse in B.C.

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NCLEX-RN results are in

The Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators has released the National Council Licensure Examination for RNs (NCLEX-RN) results for the first six months of 2015. Find out how B.C. nursing students did on the entry-to-practice exam compared to nursing students across the country.

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 NEWS  Paige's story
 NEWS  Government requests feedback on draft regulations
 NURSES ASKED  Do my clients have the right to know my name?
Nurses Asked
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A company supplying products to our agency has offered funding for nursing education. Would it be a conflict to accept it?

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What is the difference between pronouncement and certification of death? Can RNs or NPs do either?

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Registration

Read resolved complaints

We post summaries of resolved complaints.
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Governance

Fentanyl and opioid overdoses: Can responsive regulation help save lives?

Our Registrar/CEO's latest blog post delves into this topic. Read more

Regulation Matters is a quarterly resource for employers of registered nurses and nurse practitioners in B.C. It contains timely information about nursing regulation and issues relating to our mandate that may impact your work.

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