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Taking action for patient safety: when a manager reports
Karen puts down the file she's been reviewing and sighs. Once again there's a complaint about Janine's documentation. As the nurse manager of the High Acuity Unit, Karen has become increasingly concerned about Janine's failure to document appropriately on her patients.
Naloxone: changes related to emergency use for opioid overdose
Changes have been made to provincial and federal regulations to fully de-schedule naloxone for emergency use to treat a suspected opioid overdose in any setting. Find out more and review the revised Dispensing Medications practice standard.
New Medical Assistance in Dying e-learning course
A new e-learning course, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) for Assessors and Prescribers, is now available on the PHSA LearningHub.
My Professional Plan soft launch begins June!
Beginning June 15, CRNBC will start requiring nurses to use the new QA app to complete multisource feedback every five years. A new group of nurses will be chosen to participate each year.
The 2016 NCLEX results are in
The Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators have just released their NCLEX results, find out how B.C. students fared in 2016.
Notice of suspension: Edgardo Santiago
CRNBC on April 25, 2017, suspended Edgardo Santiago of Victoria, B.C. for five months as part of a consensual agreement reached to address his inappropriate conduct of a sexualized nature with a colleague in the workplace.
Need a CRNBC refresher? This overview is here to help.
We've updated two key documents: one that outlines how CRNBC regulates RNs and NPs, and one that summarises all the legislation relevant to nursing practice.
I am concerned about an RN because she is often short-tempered, looks tired and forgets to document care. What should I do?
Sometimes I am unable to complete all my client assessments according to our protocols. What should I chart in the client’s record?
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