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Nursing standards for RNs and NPs


Professional Standards

Promote, guide and direct professional practice.

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RN Scope of Practice

Standards, limits and conditions related to registered nurses.

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Certified Practice

Restricted activities registered nurses cannot carry out unless certified by BCCNP.

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​​​​Practic​e Standards

Requirements for specific aspects of nurses' practice.

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NP Scope of Prac​tice

Standards, limits and conditions related to nurse practitioners.​

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Case studie​s, practice resources & FAQs​

Case st​udies and p​rac​tice resources to help understand and apply the standards. FAQs: what you asked us

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