The BCCNP Board on June 25, 2020, approved revisions to the
Scope of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses: Standards, Limits and Conditions. These changes take effect
Oct. 1, 2020.
The changes were made in response to requests from stakeholders; to better reflect what is happening in the workplace; to align with entry to practice competencies; and to ensure alignment with the Nurses (Licensed Practical) Regulation. Please review the background section below for the full context of the changes.
BCCNP would like to thank the many stakeholders who participated in this review process for their time and expertise as we updated these scope of practice limits and conditions.
These revisions to LPN scope of practice limits and conditions were the outcomes of consultations with multiple external stakeholders including: