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 March 2020  

BCCNP COVID-19 pandemic resource centre

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, information continues to evolve. Our COVID-19 pandemic resource centre has the most up-to-date information, including clinical FAQs, latest announcements and more.

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BCCNP temporarily rescinds additional education requirement for LPNs to perform nasopharyngeal swabs

The BCCNP board has temporarily rescinded the requirement for LPNs to have additional education prior to performing nasopharyngeal swabs. This change is effective immediately and will remain in effect for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency in British Columbia.

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Temporary emergency registration

At the request of the B.C government, we have made temporary emergency registration available to assist in the COVID-19 pandemic response.

Please note: Temporary emergency registration is NOT required for practising registrants.

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Government posts regulations in support of amalgamation with College of Midwives of BC

The College of Midwives of BC and the BC College of Nursing Professionals are very pleased to report that government has posted the regulation changes supporting the amalgamation of our two colleges.​

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REx-PN Test Plan now available

The Test Plan for the Regulatory Exam-Practical Nurses (REx-PN™) is now available along with a document mapping the REx-PN Test Plan to the LPN entry competencies.

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