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Nursing Matters

RN Edition

February 2018

Features In this issue
Beat the rush: registration renewal closes soon
Medical assistance in dying: what is a conscientious objection?
Nursing update
Maternity leave
Recommended
Conduct notices
Governance
Most popular
You asked
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Registration Renewal

Beat the rush: registration renewal closes soon

Registration renewal will close at midnight, Feb. 28, 2018. Over 40% of nurses have completed their registration renewal — complete yours today. It only takes 30-45 minutes.

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Other renewal news

CEO/Registrar and Board chair respond to fee feedback
Three things you need to know for registration renewal 2018
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Medical assistance in dying: what is a conscientious objection?

Until now, Jeff hasn't thought about participating in a client’s medically assisted death, but when a colleague asks him how he feels about it, he realizes he needs to sort it out. Does he have a conscientious objection to medical assistance in dying?

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More case studies

Caring for yourself: self-care & fitness to practice
Taking pictures of clients: is it ever okay?
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Maternity leave: what you need to know if you're leaving practice

Did you know registrants going on maternity leave (or paternity leave) don't need to hold practising or non-practising status? Here's what else you need to know about temporarily leaving nursing practice for maternity leave.

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Check the box to have your say

Strong, effective nursing regulation needs you! If you haven't already, we encourage you to "check the box" during renewal to stay connected, share your opinion and be involved.

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CONDUCT NOTICES
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Orders of the Discipline Committee: Laurie Tinkham

Discipline Committee orders Laurie Tinkham, former registrant, to pay fine, costs as part of penalty decision. Ms. Tinkham failed to maintain appropriate boundaries, this allowed her to reap substantial financial benefits from an infirm client, and gain access to assets through a power of attorney.

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Other conduct notices

Khristoffer Caranoo: Converted to non-practising
Here's how CRNBC resolves a complaint
GOVERNANCE UPDATES
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Call for nominations: help shape the CRNBC Board
Quality Assurance committee seeks public members
Call for resolutions for 2018 Annual General Meeting
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Recommended  CRNBC reduces the 2018 registration renewal fee
News  Amendments to nursing regulations posted for comment
CASE STUDY  Making the most of multisource feedback
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My practice takes me into places where I'm concerned for my safety. What can I do to keep myself safe?

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I work in a department where patients call and ask for advice. Can I give advice over the phone?

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