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2019 BCCNP registration renewal timelines
The registration renewal timelines for each nursing designation remain unchanged for 2019:
Licensed practical nurses: Renewal opened on Nov. 1 and closes on Dec. 31, 2018 at 4:30 pm PST.
Registered nurses, nurse practitioners and registered psychiatric nurses: Renewal opens on Jan. 2, 2019 and closes on Feb. 28 at 4:30 pm PST.
Confirm the status of LPN employees on Jan. 1, 2019
On Jan. 1, 2019, the nurse verification tool will show the 2019 registration status for licensed practical nurses. Be sure to confirm that your LPN employees are registered to work.
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Changes to MAiD reporting requirements for NPs
In November, the federal government introduced new reporting requirements for Medical Assistance in Dying.
Updates to provisional registration for RPNs
In late October, BCCNP made some changes to the processes and requirements around provisional registration for registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs) that may impact how they operate in the workplace.
Notice of hearing: Marilee Hansen
BCCNP will hold a hearing regarding Marilee Hansen on Dec. 20, 2018, starting at 10 am at the BCCNP office.
Employer resource removed from BCCNP website
Nurse-Managed Medication Inventory: Information for Employers has been removed from the website as it was out of date and not in alignment with our regulatory mandate. Learn more about other resources available.
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