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New case study: A child in need of
Maris arrives at a client's home for a scheduled post-partum visit. Brooke, the client, takes several minutes to answer the door and appears tired and distracted. Maris sees Brooke's four week-old son, Nathan, lying on the sofa crying uncontrollably. Maris asks Brooke if it would be okay if she picked up the baby, and Brooke replies, “Yeah, sure. Maybe you can get him to stop crying."
Survey: new cultural safety & humility practice standard
Since August 2020, BCCNM has been working with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC to develop a new shared standard on cultural safety and humility.
We are pleased to share the draft practice standard with you.
The survey will remain open until Friday, Dec. 3.
About the artist: Na Na Quish is a proud member of the Tla-o-qui aht First Nation located on the traditional territory of the Nuu-chah-nulth peoples on the beautiful Pacific Northwest Coast of Vancouver Island.
Registration renewal timelines have changed!
BCCNM registration renewal will now take place from February to March each year. More details about renewal 2022 will be provided in January, but for more information on renewal requirements and details, check out our website.
Enrolling in PRIME
The Ministry of Health requires that all healthcare professionals using PharmaNet to deliver patient care participate in the PRIME program. This means nurses and midwives working in B.C. who use PharmaNet to care for patients will need to enrol in PRIME.
Upcoming birth roster deadline
The deadline to submit November births to the roster site is Dec. 15, 2021.
Inquiry, Discipline, and Monitoring updates
BCCNM publishes a variety of professional conduct notices on its website. These notices include consent agreements, Discipline Committee and Inquiry Committee notices, and Inquiry and Discipline hearing notices. While all of these notices are public information, only exceptional outcomes (i.e., Inquiry Committee order, Discipline order, hearing outcome) and circumstances (i.e., discipline hearing) are highlighted in registrant newsletters.
BCCNM's office will be closed Dec. 24-28, Dec. 31, and Jan. 3. Due to COVID-19, our office is currently closed to walk-in traffic.
To avoid delays in processing, please submit any registration or reinstatement applications by Dec. 17, 2021. Applications received after this date will likely not be completed until after Jan. 6, 2022.
For more information: bccnm.ca
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