Sept. 4, 2018 — CLPNBC, CRNBC and CRPNBC joined together to become BCCNP. The content on this site reflects the most current information, but you may notice some content refers to one or more of the former nursing colleges. We appreciate your patience while we update our site to reflect our new name.
BCCNP's purpose is to protect the public by effectively regulating licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and registered psychiatric nurses.
To practise as a licensed practical nurse, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, or registered psychiatric nurse in B.C., individuals must meet specific requirements respective to their nursing designation.
Each type of nurse has minimum accepted educational requirements based on the entry-level competencies.
The BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) reviews nursing education programs/courses.
BCCNP recognizes numerous institutions with degree and diploma nursing programs in the province.
There are different types of nurses in B.C. Each category of nurse brings specialized knowledge and skills to health care teams and workplaces. Although there are many types of nurses, BCCNP regulates all nursing professionals in the province.
BC Health Regulators — Our Purpose, Your Safety
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