A resource for employers of registered nurses and nurse practitioners.
RN Scope standards: Changes on the way
We're introducing a new scope of practice standard for RNs and updates to two existing standards to reflect changes in regulation and introduce a new concept: giving client specific orders. Learn more about when the updates come into effect and what this means for RNs.
Questions about Medical Assistance in Dying?
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) is a complex topic. In our MAiD resource section, read questions we've received from practising nurses, and check out our answers.
Change to number of NCLEX writings allowed
There is now no limit to the number of times CRNBC applicants can write the NCLEX-RN, as long as they have a valid CRNBC application. However, our provisional registration policy has not changed. If applicants fail the NCLEX twice, they are not eligible for provisional registration.
Opioid crisis: Changes to RN and NP scope
On Dec. 2, 2016, the CRNBC Board approved changes to both RN and NP scopes of practice to enable nurses and nurse practitioners to better respond to the opioid crisis.
More nursing updates
Professional conduct: Consensual complaint resolutions
Consensual complaint resolutions can include important conditions or restrictions placed on a nurse's practice that employers need to know about. Read the most recently published consensual complaint resolutions now.
When we work short-staffed, we're not always able to meet all our clients' care needs. Can we be reported for not meeting standards?
My practice takes me into environments that cause me to be concerned for my safety. What can I do to keep myself safe?
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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