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Nursing Matters

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May 2018

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BCCNP: new provincial nursing regulator gets a name
Have your say: BCCNP draft bylaws up for public consultation
Case study
Recommended
Conduct notice
Nursing updates
Governance
Most popular
You asked
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BCCNP: new provincial nursing regulator gets a name

On May 8, 2018 the Ministry of Health approved the name for the new nursing college. When CLPNBC, CRNBC and CRPNBC come together on Sept. 4, 2018, we will be officially known as the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals or BCCNP.

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Have your say: BCCNP draft bylaws up for public consultation

The bylaws that will govern BCCNP are up for public consultation. These bylaws will guide the work of the new nursing regulator, which is why we want to hear from you.

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Can a nurse diagnose anaphylaxis?

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Still sniffling after being stung, Aidan shows Courtney his red, swollen arm. A rapid pulse, anxiety, red blotchy rash, facial angioedema and wheezy, laboured breathing, in the nurse's clinical judgment these are signs of anaphylaxis. Can she treat Aidan without an order?

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Diagnosing and treating conditions
Volunteering as a nurse
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Need a documentation refresher?

It has been estimated that nurses spend 15-20 per cent of an average work day completing some form of documentation. Discover new approaches and strategies to documentation, and reflect on your current skills with our online learning tool.

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Conduct notice
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Notice: Sandra Murphy — registration suspended

On March 23, 2018, CRNBC suspended the registration of Sandra Murphy for six months, relating to her use and retention of specific, confidential documents from the Vancouver Island Health Authority.

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NURSING UPDATES
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GOVERNANCE UPDATES
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Call for late resolutions for 2018 Annual General Meeting
Quality Assurance committee seeks public members
Notice of Annual General meeting
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Case study  Witnessing vs. obtaining consent: what's the difference?
News  Notice of cancellation: Gary Dromarsky
News  New nursing regulator: progress update
Recommended  Professional liability protection fee update
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What are my responsibilities if I am providing regulatory supervision and the student does something that causes harm?

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I am a nurse practitioner leaving my practice. What should I consider as I prepare to leave?

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