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 December 2019  

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LPN registration renewal ends on Dec. 31 at 4:30 pm. In order to maintain your registration, you must complete the online application and pay the full renewal fee by the deadline.

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Standards update: Medical Assistance in Dying

The BCCNP Board has approved a number of new and revised standards of practice that will take effect on Jan. 7, 2020. The approved standards include harmonized Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) Scope of Practice standards for LPNs, RNs and RPNs.

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Balancing fatigue and client safety

It had been a long, busy day in the Step Down Unit and Mia is exhausted. The charge nurse just let her know they’ve had a sick call for nights, and needs Mia to stay until she can find a replacement. If you were Mia, what would you do? 

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BCCNP and College of Midwives receive government support to amalgamate 

On Nov. 27, the Ministry of Health outlined a proposal to modernize B.C.'s regulatory framework, which includes the reduction of the number of regulatory colleges from 20 to five. Earlier this year, we entered into discussions with the College of Midwives of BC to consider amalgamating into a single regulator. We have now received government support for this amalgamation. Find out what's next

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Election results are in! 

Laura M Housden, NP and David Reid, RPN were the successful candidates in the recent BCCNP election. The college welcomes them to its board in January 2020. Many thanks to all of the candidates and registrants who participated in BCCNP’s first election.

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