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Registered Nurses


Registered nurses (RNs) have successfully completed a BCCNM-recognized entry-level RN education program​ and met BCCNM registration requirements. RNs provide nursing services for the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health and the prevention of illness and injury. RNs practice both independently and in collaboration with other health care team members with a focus on the competencies of the RN Scope of Practice.

Employed student n​urse (ESN)

Students enrolled in a BCCNM recognized entry-level registered nursing program​ and who are in good standing may be eligible to apply for registration​ as an ESN. ESNs carry out nursing activities which they have acquired the competence to safely perform as part of their entry-level nursing program and with supervision from a nurse.

Licensed grad​​​uate nurse (LGN)

Licensed graduate nurses (LGNs)​ are a class of nurses granted LGN Registration prior to Oct. 1, 1990. LGNs provide nursing services within the RN Scope of Practice.

Registered nurse ​​with certified practice (RN-C)

Registered nurses who successfully complete a BCCNM recogniz​​ed certified practice nursing course and evaluation may apply for a RN-C designation. There are three categories of BCCNM certified practice: reproductive health (contraceptive management and sexually transmitted infections), remote nursing and RN first call. RN-Cs perform many nursing activities independently including the diagnosis and treatment of select diseases and disorders.​

900 – 200 Granville St
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1S4
Canada

info@bccnm​.ca
604.742.6200​
​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.​