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Practice Standards

For registered nurses

The primary purpose of the Practice Standards is to guide and direct nurses' practice. ​They set out levels of performance that BCCNM nurse registrants are required to achieve in their practice.

Standard Title
Last Updated

Boundaries in the Nurse-Client Re​​lationship

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Aug. 13, 2018

Communicable Diseases: Preventing Nurse-to-Client Transmission

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Jan. 1, 2013

Conflict​​ of Interest

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March 1, 2020

Co​​​nsent

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May 18, 2020

Delegating Tasks to Unregulated Care Providers

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Dec. 1, 2005

Document​​ation

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July 22, 2019

Duty to Provide​​ Care

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July 22, 2019

Duty to Re​port

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July 22, 2019

Employed Student Registrants

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July 27, 2020

Medica​​tion   new! 

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Oct. 26, 2020

Privacy and Confidentiality​

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July 22, 2019

Regulatory Supervision of Stude​​nts

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July 27, 2020

Us​​e of Title

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July 27, 2020​




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​​​For further information on the Standards of Practice or professional practice matters, contact us:

  • Email practice@bccnm.ca
  • 604.742.6200 x8803 (Metro Vancouver)
  • Toll-free 1.866.880.7101 x8803 (within Canada only)