A resource for employers of registered nurses and nurse practitioners.
RNs and NPs can assess financial incapability
Recent changes to the Adult Guardianship Act now allow RNs and NPs to conduct the functional component of a financial incapability assessment and provide an opinion about an adult's capability.
Check your employees' registration status
Registered nurses and nurse practitioners must have renewed their registration by midnight on February 28, 2015 to continue to practise after March 1, 2015. You can check employees' renewal status using our verification system. You can check bulk records, export results to Excel and view pending status.
Ebola preparedness resources
We offer a number of
regulatory resources for nurses around Ebola preparedness.
Controlled Drugs and Substances Prescribing
Although posted in November, this update provides a good
overview of milestones as we progress toward the time when NPs in B.C. can prescribe controlled drugs and substances (CDS).
More nursing updates
Dispensing case study tops in 2014
The most read case study of 2014 dealt with direct care. It also elicited the most comments from nurses. Our social media case studies and the case study "What were the warning signs?" piqued nurses' interest as well.
Sometimes we buy our patients gifts and cake for their birthdays and wonder if this is appropriate. What should we consider?
Sometimes I'm unable to complete all my client assessments according to our protocols. What should I chart in the client's record?
Why should you trust the College?
Our Registrar/CEO's latest blog post delves into this topic. Read more
QA audits bylaw
A bylaw change has been proposed concerning quality assurance audits. Read more
NCLEX FAQs for employers
We've posted a number of FAQs about the National Council Licensure Examination. Read more
Read resolved complaints
View summaries of resolved complaints
The 2015 Objective Structured Clinical Exams will be on June 21, 2015 (Family and Pediatric) and December 6, 2015 (Family and Adult).
Nursing community assessment service
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