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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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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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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The BCCNP board has temporarily rescinded the requirement for LPNs to have additional education prior to performing nasopharyngeal swabs.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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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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BCCNP transfers responsibility for Certified Practice DSTs to NNPBC

BCCNP is pleased to announce it is transferring responsibility for the review and maintenance of the Certified Practice Decision Support Tools (DSTs) and Competencies to the Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of B.C. This change is in line with BCCNP's ongoing efforts to focus on our regulatory mandate.

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