Web learning modules offer you a convenient way to learn. They allow you to learn at your own pace at any time of day. The modules are segmented into topic areas, so you can either complete the modules in their entirety or select a single topic area to focus on. For added convenience, you can stop mid-way through the module and then later return to where you left off to continue your learning.
How comfortable and confident are you in recognizing, establishing and maintaining appropriate professional boundaries in your practice? Can you identify where a professional relationship ends and a personal relationship begins? Can you navigate ‘grey zones’?
This module tunnels down to the foundations that support therapeutic relationships and the potential slippery slope of boundary drifts, crossings and violations. Stories from nurses in variety of roles and practice contexts illustrate common boundary violations. Learn strategies on recognizing and preventing crossed boundaries.
Common boundaries violations»
Directives for professional boundaries»
Professional boundaries: A closer»
Thinking tool (PDF)
Professional boundaries resources (PDF)
Professional boundaries workbook (PDF)
Whether you’re an experienced nurse or newly-graduated, clinical decision-making skills are at the heart of any nursing practice. This self-paced module builds on your existing knowledge to strengthen your clinical decision-making skills.
Clinical Decision-making: A Closer Look»Defining Clinical Decision-making»Unpacking Clinical Decision-making: Frameworks»
You can use this self-paced tutorial to help you resolve professional practice problems at your workplace.
You'll learn to:
confirm professional practice problems and clarify responsibilities for resolving problems
clearly communicate the problem using effective strategies and tools
identify and document evidence of the problem
use a collaborative process to create a plan of action to move forward
Communications in Practice»Considering Context in Effective Communication»Effective Communication Key Element»The Nature of Communication»
Communication learning resources (PDF)Communications workbook (PDF)
The Controlled Drugs and Substances (CDS) learning module does not yet include information about NP scope of practice related to prescribing opioid agonist treatment (OAT) for opioid use disorder. For current information about NPs and OAT, visit:
The information about medical cannabis in the Controlled Drugs and Substances learning module is out of date. For current information about NP scope of practice and medical cannabis, visit:
This module provides
nurse practitioners with the relevant legislation and BCCNM competencies, standards, limits and conditions to prescribe controlled drugs and substances (CDS) in British Columbia.
CDS prescribing is a complex area of practice with high rates of morbidity and mortality associated with drug interactions, overdose and addictions. The competencies associated with this practice are distinct and beyond those related to prescribing generally. As such, the BCCNM Standard for CDS prescribing outlines a number of related conditions, including the requirement to successfully complete one of three foundational courses accepted by BCCNM in controlled drugs and substances prescribing and this CDS prescribing learning module.
This module builds on the foundational course NPs take on CDS prescribing. It includes information and activities designed to support NPs in:
Do you know what you need to document when you consult with other care providers? Or how much charting is enough? These are just a few of the types of questions we can help you answer with the Documentation in Nursing Practice learning module.
Documentation: An Overview»Approaches to Documentation»Characteristics of Effective Documentation»Common Errors in Documentation»Directives for Documentation»
Documentation learning resources (PDF)Documentation workbook (PDF)
Are you an internationally-educated nurse who has never been registered in Canada? If so, this learning module is for you.
We have put together this short module to walk you through the application process. We've included important information to support your journey in applying to be a practising registered nurse in British Columbia. In addition, this module explores some important aspects of nursing in British Columbia. You'll learn about self-regulation and how BCCNM plays a role in nursing regulation.
In this module, you'll learn how to translate and apply the standards to your practice while exploring the current issues related to medication administration.
a new thinking framework that can support you and your medication administration in practice
medication administration standards, requirements and issues — reflect on a wide variety of case scenarios
Common Errors» Directives»Effective Processes»
Medication administration resources (PDF)Medication administration workbook (PDF)
Our Privacy & Confidentiality in Nursing Practice learning module is an essential tool for any nurse wanting to avoid the pitfalls of social media missteps. This self-paced module guides you through the issues related to privacy and confidentiality in nursing practice.
Directives for Privacy and Confidentiality»Special Considerations»Challenges Related to Privacy and Confidentiality»
Privacy & confidentiality learning resources (PDF)Privacy & confidentiality workbook (PDF)
One of the most difficult challenges a nurse can face is having to address unsafe nursing practice. There are legal and ethical issues to consider, and often these situations are complicated and emotional. This self-paced module aims to help you work towards the most effective and positive outcome.
Overview on Taking Action»Taking Action: Systems and Processes»
Taking action learning resources (PDF)Taking action workbook (PDF)
Whether working with students as learners or as Employed Students Nurses (ESNs), RNs already supervise students in both these roles. However, nurses in education and clinical settings have asked for more clarity around RN and NP responsibilities. Therefore, the Regulatory Supervision and Employed Student Registrant Practice Standards were introduced to define these responsibilities. These practice standards help everyone understand their role when working with student learners and ESNs. It guides the process nurses choose to use with students and clarifies their accountabilities. To help put these new Standards into practice, we produced the Working with Students learning module.
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