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 October 2019  

 
 
 

Registration fees for 2020-21

Registration fees for the 2020-21 registration year have been approved by the BCCNP Board. While BCCNP registration fees are increasing, RNs will see a reduction in their overall registration renewal fees this year.

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Request for proposals: Psychiatric nursing education program evaluator team

BCCNP is seeking a team of two evaluators to review a psychiatric nursing education program in British Columbia. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 14, 2019.

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BCCNP's first election is around the corner

It’s election time! Electronic ballots will be emailed on Oct. 21. Voters will have until 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 to cast a ballot for two board positions: one RPN board member and one NP board member. All BCCNP registrants in good standing (LPNs, NPs, RNs and RPNs, except employed student registrants) can vote in this election.

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Taking pictures of clients: Is it ever OK?

Marisol, a home care nurse, rolls up her client Jack's sleeve to examine his stage II skin ulcer. She notes purulent discharge and recommends that Jack have the nurse practitioner at the local clinic examine the wound, but he declines. Without consulting Jack, Marisol takes a picture of the wound with her personal phone, includes a description of care provided and emails it to the clinic's nurse practitioner.

What do you think of Marisol's actions?

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Cast a fracture: New limits and conditions for RNs

The BCCNP Board has approved new limits and conditions to RN scope of practice relating to casting a fracture.

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Updated resource: Legislation Relevant to Nurses' Practice

Did you know that BCCNP has a document that covers all legislation relevant to nursing practice in B.C.? The publication has been updated and harmonized to apply to all nurses regulated by BCCNP.

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