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.
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Scope of practice standards
Acting with client-specific orders
Part 3: Activities that are not restricted
Limits and conditions on activities that are not restricted
Part 4: Restricted activities for licensed practical nurses
Restricted activities outside the scope of practice of LPNs
Part 5: Medical assistance in dying
Additional education is a key concept identified in BCCNM's Scope of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses. A resource 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.
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