On December 3, 2015, the
Nurses (Registered Psychiatric) Regulation came into effect. Throughout this document the new regulation is referred to as the “Regulation."
The purpose of this document is to:
delegation as it applies under the Health Professions Act and pursuant to BCCNM RPN practice standards.
The scope of practice for RPNs is set out in the Regulation under the Health Professions Act. RPN scope of practice is further clarified in this document (including limits and conditions) and the following BCCNM documents:
Specific RPN practice standards
As BCCNM policy is revised or legislation is amended, BCCNM registrants will be notified of changes to this document.
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