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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

Boundaries in the Nurse-Client Re​​lationship

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Aug. 13, 2018

Conflict​​ of Interest

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March 1, 2020

Co​​​nsent

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May 18, 2020

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)