This publication contains information for registered nurses (includes licensed graduate nurses) and nurse practitioners in British Columbia about
scope of practice that is established by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
The scope of practice for registered nurses and nurse practitioners in British Columbia is set out in the
Nurses (Registered) and Nurse Practitioners Regulation under the Health Professions Act. Additional scope of practice information is included in BCCNM's Bylaws and Standards of Practice.
The purpose of this document is to:
Information in this document is subject to change as BCCNM policy is revised or legislation is amended. BCCNM registrants will be notified of changes.
BCCNM is responsible under the Health Professions Act for setting standards of practice for its registrants. BCCNM Standards include:
These can be found on the BCCNM website