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Practice Standards

For registered nurses and nurse practitioners

The primary purpose of the Practice Standards is to guide and direct nurses' practice. They set out levels of performance that BCCNP RN and NP registrants are required to achieve in their practices.

Standard Title Last Updated
Appropriate Use of Titles Aug 07, 2015
Boundaries in the Nurse-Client Relationship Aug 02, 2018
Communicable Diseases: Preventing Nurse-to-Client Transmission Jan 01, 2013
Conflict of Interest Apr 01, 2016
Consent Jun 13, 2013
Delegating Tasks to Unregulated Care Providers Dec 01, 2005
Dispensing Medications May 10, 2017
Documentation Aug 02, 2018
Duty to Provide Care Jun 10, 2016
Duty to Report Jul 09, 2011
Employed Student Registrants Nov 01, 2012
Medication Administration Jul 01, 2010
Medication Inventory Management Jun 13, 2013
Privacy and Confidentiality Apr 26, 2017
Regulatory Supervision of Nursing Student Activities Nov 01, 2012
Telehealth Oct 23, 2011

 Need help?

​For further information on the Standards of Practice or professional practice matters, contact us:

  • Email practice@bccnp.ca
  • 604.742.6200 (Metro Vancouver)
  • Toll-free 1.866.880.7101 (within Canada only)