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PHO issues mandatory vaccination order for health care workers
The provincial health officer (PHO) has posted the Oct. 14, 2021 order that provides direction on mandatory immunization for health care workers. The order goes into effect
Oct. 26. Please read the order for details.
Cultural safety & humility
Observing National Day for Truth & Reconciliation
Sept. 30, 2021 marked Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation “to commemorate the history and ongoing trauma caused by residential schools and to honour those who were lost and the survivors, families, and communities who continue to grieve."
Addressing Indigenous-specific racism in health care
We are pleased to share our organization's action plan,
BCCNM's Commitment: Constructive disruption to Indigenous-specific racism amongst B.C. Nurses and Midwives.
Enrolling in PRIME: information for nurses and midwives
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.
New case study: Client requests outside of standards
New patient Veronica's first visit is with Soraya at 10 weeks into her pregnancy. Her two prior births were C-sections and she is excited to experience a different model of care. During their initial birthplace discussion, Veronica tells Soraya, “I definitely want a home birth."
Birth roster reminder
The deadline to submit September births to the roster site is
Oct. 15, 2021.
How to verify a legitimate COVID-19 vaccine exemption or deferral
BCCNM has received reports of illegitimate COVID-19 vaccine exemption and deferral letters circulating in the community that are being used by British Columbians who cannot show proof of vaccine through the province’s BC Vaccine Card.
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.
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