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Scope of practice

For licensed practical nurses

BCCNM's Scope of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses is based on the Regulation and sets out the activities that LPNs are educated and authorized to perform if employer policy permits it, and if the LPN has the competence.

Additional education re​source

Additional education is a key concept identified in BCCNM's Scope of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses. A resourc​e has been developed for employers, LPNs and educators. They can use the components outlined in the document to review an existing course or to develop new education that fits within the definition of additional education.​​

Need help or advice?

Wondering if an activity is within the scope of practice for LPNs? Drop us a line practice@bccnm.ca. ​

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