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Becoming a nurse

Learn about what nursing means in British Columbia and how to become a nurse.

COVID-19: Info for nursing students & educ​ators​ 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rapidly evolve, BCCNM is aware of and monitoring the impact on nursing education programs, faculty and students, and we want to extend​ our help as needed. Learn more​»​​​​​​​​​

 What BCCNM does

BCCNM's purpose is to protect the public by effectively regulating licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and registered psychiatric nurses.

900 – 200 Granville St
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1S4

​Toll-free 1.866.880.7101 (within Canada only) ​

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.​