A resource for employers of registered nurses and nurse practitioners.
Nursing Community Assessment Service Initiative
BC's nursing regulators are pleased to announce that the BC Ministry of Health is supporting the launch of a pilot project for the creation of a new Nursing Community Assessment Service for Internationally Educated Practitioners by March 2016.
New authority coming for RNs and NPs
The BC government plans to bring the Statutory Property Guardianship Regulation into force on December 1. This will allow RNs and NPs to assess financial incapability and provide opinions about an adult's capability.
Excellence awards for 36 nurses
We are delighted to announce this year's CRNBC Nursing Excellence Award recipients.
Certified practice and DST updates
The Remote Nursing and RN First Call DSTs have been updated. Nurses are asked to review and incorporate into practice the revised DSTs.
There is a new webinar on DSTs related to Sexually Transmitted Infection.
Update: Controlled drugs and substances prescribing
Our board has approved standards, limits and conditions for NP controlled drugs and substances prescribing. Although approved, these are not yet in effect.
More nursing updates
Registration renewal begins soon
Registered nurses and nurse practitioners will need to renew their registration between January 2, 2015 and February 28, 2015 to continue to practise after March 1, 2015. You can check employees' renewal status throughout this period, using our
verification system. You can now check bulk records, export results to Excel and view pending status.
Do my clients have the right to know my name?
Is diagnosing or treating asthma part of CRNBC-certified practice?
The latest NCLEX communique has been posted.
A bylaw change has been proposed concerning registration reinstatement.
Our CEO/Registrar's latest blog post delves into this topic.
View summaries of resolved complaints
December 2014 OSCE
The December 7, 2014 (Family & Adult) results are expected by the end of January 2015.
2015 Objective Structured Clinical Exams will be on June 21, 2015 (Family and Pediatric) and December 6, 2015 (Family and Adult).
Regulation Matters is a quarterly resource for employers of registered nurses and nurse practitioners in BC. It contains timely information about nursing regulation and issues relating to our mandate that may impact your work.
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