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 November 2019  

Amendments to Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act

Amendments to the act that allow a medical practitioner or prescribed health care provider to determine whether an adult is incapable of giving or refusing consent to admission took effect Nov. 4, 2019. Find out what you need to know.

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It's time to vote

Check your email inbox; the electronic ballot was sent to you on Oct. 21. Voting ends at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 15. All BCCNP registrants in good standing can vote in this election. Take a look at the candidates’ bios and statements before you vote.

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Reporting suspected impairment or narcotics diversion: A case study

Kelsey isn't sure how she got to this point. After a back injury, her consumption of narcotics escalated from prescribed meds to taking narcotics intended for patients. Her colleague, Justin, suspects something is wrong and wonders what his next steps should be.

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Nursing association moves to voluntary membership

In 2020, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of BC (NNPBC) is moving to a voluntary membership model. To support NNPBC during this short-term transition, BCCNP will give you the option to purchase a NNPBC membership when you renew your registration.

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BCCNP strategic plan

The BCCNP Strategic Plan 2020-23 outlines the vision we have set for our new organization to meet the challenges of regulating within an increasingly complex health care system, the principles that guide our regulatory approach and the goals we have set to move us forward.  

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Notice of hearing: Amanda Parniak

BCCNP will hold a hearing regarding Amanda Parniak from Feb. 12–14, 2020. The hearing will be held at the BCCNP office (900-200 Granville Street in Vancouver), and begin at 10 a.m. each day. Read the citation and learn how to register to attend.  

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British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals
900 - 200 Granville St.
Vancouver, B.C.

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