November 2014 Issue #16
let the registration renewing begin!

It's that time of year again! Your registration expires in less than 2 months. Don't wait, get it done early! If you wait until January, you will have to apply for reinstatement, resulting in delays and an additional fee of $135.

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NEW Nursing Community Assessment Service Interested in seeing the Board? Dates are out!

BC's Nursing regulators are pleased to announce that the British Columbia Ministry of Health (MoH) is supporting the launch of a pilot project for the
creation of a new Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) for Internationally Educated Practitioners (IEPs) by March 2016.

Mark your calendars if you want to observe!

December 11, 2014
February 19, 2015
April 13, 2015

June 04, 2015 (AGM)
June 05, 2015
September 17, 2015
November 26, 2015

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Please select an option:
  1. No. Instant communication is very accessible, but LPNs need to understand and maintain their clients' confidentiality and privacy.
  2. Yes. LPNs can post information on social media as long as no identifying information is included.
  3. No. LPNs do not post information on social media unless it is to share client information with the client's family.
  4. Yes. LPNs can post client information on social media if it is already publically available.

influenza & immunization website feedback

Looking to enrich your knowledge? The BC Immunization Committee and the Professional Education Working Group developed two online influenza immunization courses for healthcare professionals.

We are looking into improving your experience with CLPNBC's website and we need data to do this properly.  Don't miss the chance to impact the website's future. Please note that the comments page is not a helpline.

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