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NOVEMBER 2022

Unshakeable confidence in nursing and midwifery care

BCCNM's Strategic Plan

 

Following extensive consultation with internal and external partners, we are pleased to share our Strategic Plan for the next five years.

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Upcoming changes to nursing regulations

On Oct. 7, the Ministry of Health posted proposed amendments to the Nurses (Registered) and Nurse Practitioners Regulation and the Nurses (Registered Psychiatric) Regulation. The amendments propose a new area of certified practice that would allow RNs and RPNs to prescribe, compound, dispense, and administer Schedule I and IA drugs to treat opioid use disorder, if they meet certain conditions.

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Register for the Nov. 23 AGM by Nov. 20

We have not received any formal resolutions from the board or registrants. If you wish to ask a question to be addressed at the AGM, please send it to board@bccnm.ca.

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2022 BCCNM board election is underway!

All eligible nurses were emailed their online ballot Oct. 31. Be sure to vote by 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 18. If you haven't received your ballot email, contact election@bccnm.ca

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Explore the medication module​

This resource is designed to help you understand and apply the principles in the Medication practice standard to your nursing practice. We'll focus on administration and dispensing medication activities as well as a review of the key concepts.

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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.

PUBLIC NOTICES

UPCOMING HEARINGS

 

Office closed

BCCNM's office will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11 for Remembrance Day. We will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 14. 

 
 
 

 

 

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With great respect, we acknowledge that BCCNM’s office is located on the unceded territories of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking peoples – xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh-ulh Sníchim speaking peoples - Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.​