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Your role in public protection
BCCNM's job is to protect the public by regulating nurses and midwives. We do this by working in collaboration with our registrants, employers, and other health-system partners. Midwives, nurses, and employers each have a role to play in helping BCCNM regulate. What is yours?
Colleges report on progress towards dismantling racism in health care
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we were pleased to share a two-year update on our progress. We are committed to continuing on a path towards eliminating the racism built into our colonial health-care system.
Have you watched these videos?
To help nurses and midwives understand and apply the Indigenous Cultural Safety, Cultural Humility and Anti-Racism practice standard, BCCNM collaborated with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC on a series of videos. This month, we're highlighting the video on relational care.
BCCNM joins Episode 1 of MABC's podcast
Listen to the BC Midwives Podcast, "Prescribing Standards, What’s Changed?" This episode discusses the updated standard for registered midwives - Medications and Substances: Standards, Limits and Conditions.
Student midwife renewal open until Aug. 31
BCCNM's student midwife registration renewal runs until Aug. 31, 2023. Holding student midwife registration with BCCNM is a requirement for UBC Midwifery program students.
Temporary emergency registration ending Dec. 31
After careful review, BCCNM will end the declared emergency situation on Dec. 31, 2023. Temporary emergency registration will no longer be a registration option after this date.
CMRC seeking midwives for steering committee
Are you interested in advancing inclusive care for marginalized groups? If so, the Canadian Midwifery Regulators Council (CMRC) is looking for midwives like you. The steering committee participants will review the CMRC Canadian Competencies for Midwives Appendix. Apply by July 15, 2023.
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.
For more information: bccnm.ca
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