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Dispensing naloxone in the emergency department
At the triage desk, Jayne listens to the soft-spoken man in front of her. He’s asking for a naloxone kit for himself. She recognizes Mick—he’s been treated several times in the emergency department for conditions related to opioid use. As she explains that he must register and see a physician before he can receive a kit, Mick’s frustration is evident. He quietly repeats, “I don’t need to see a doctor. I just need a naloxone kit.”
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Ask CRNBC webcast: Do you have questions? We have answers.
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Former registrant David Stallcup faces criminal charges
CRNBC has learned that the former registrant known to the college as David Turner Robert is, in fact, an individual named David Stallcup. This information was discovered in the course of a lengthy police investigation. He recently pled guilty to charges of possession of child pornography.
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One Nurse Regulator survey results
In Sept. 2016, we invited nurses, staff and other stakeholders to take a survey about becoming one nursing regulator. We received almost 2,400 responses, and would like to thank everyone who completed the survey. Find out what we heard from you.
Opioid resource centre
All CRNBC news and resources related to the opioid overdose crisis are now available in one place.
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Reminder: CRNBC library services end Feb. 28
As announced in Aug. 2016, registrant library services will end on Feb. 28, 2017.
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