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FEBRUARY 2021

Unshakeable confidence in nursing and midwifery care

BC's COVID-19 Immunization Plan

BCCNM, along with other partners in the BC Health Regulators group, is working closely with the BC Provincial Health Officer (PHO) and her team to help inform the rollout of the provincial vaccination plan.

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Standards update


 

JAN. 28, 2021

Amendments to RPN scope of practice 

The BCCNM board approved revisions to the scope of practice for RPNs, which address the COVID-19 vaccination response as well as future situations. These changes are effective immediately.

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FEB. 4, 2021

Revised limits and conditions for RPNs and RNs 

The BCCNM board approved revisions to the limits and conditions related to RPN and RN prescribing for opioid use disorder. These changes come into effect March 1, 2021.

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FEB. 5, 2021

Seeking RPNs for exam development

BCCNM is looking for RPNs to participate in the ongoing development of the Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada Examination. Opportunities may include item writing, item review, or appointment to a committee. The deadline for applications is Feb. 28, 2021.

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New BCCNM Board Chair and Vice Chair

On Jan. 28, 2021, the BCCNM board appointed Yvonne Savard as the new Board Chair and Pinder Cheema as the new Vice Chair.

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Happy Family Day!

The BCCNM office will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 for Family Day.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our office is currently closed to walk-in traffic.

 
 

 

 

 

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