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Practice Standards

For registered psychiatric nurses

Practice Standards set out baseline requirements for specific aspects of registered psychiatric nurses’ practice. They interact with other requirements such as the BCCNM RPN Standards of Practice, the BCCNM Bylaws and relevant legislation.

Standard Title
Last Updated learning ​Resources

Boundaries in the Nurse-Client Re​​lationship

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Aug. 13, 2018

Conflict​​ of Interest

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March 1, 2020


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May 18, 2020

Delegation to Unregulated Care Provider​​s  new! 

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​Jan. 26, 2023


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Nov. 1, 2023​​

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

​Indigenous Cultural​ Safety, Cultural Humility, and Anti-racism  

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​Feb. 25, 2022

Medica​​tion   new! 

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Oct. 23, 2023

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   new! 

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Nov. 1, 2023​

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