This page has Notices from the last 2 months.  For all current Notices, click here.

  • What you need to know: BC College of Nursing Professionals

    July 17, 2018

    The official launch of our new nursing college is just a few weeks away: On Sept. 4, 2018, a new organization will be created to regulate all nursing professionals in BC. Click here for important information about what’s changing, what’s not, and how it will impact you, including the planned system outage.

  • Service Interruptions – August 24 to September 4

    July 17, 2018

    In order to migrate data from CRPNBC to BCCNP, our IT systems will be down from close of business on August 24 to close of business on September 4, 2018. During this time, we will not be accepting online applications for registration or status changes:

    • New applicants will not be able to submit an Initial application or First Registration application
    • Registrants and former registrants will not be able to submit applications to change their registration status

    Any applications started before the closure date but not submitted will be lost and you will need to start again when the BCCNP system is up and running.

    Office Closure

    The CRPNBC office will be permanently closed to walk-ins beginning Monday, August 27, 2018. During the week of August 27th, we will continue to be available by phone or email and provide the following essential services, although there may be some delay in processing requests:

    • Access to the online public register for nurse verification
    • Emergency registration
    • Acceptance of complaints
    • Practice consultation

    More information will be posted here as it becomes available.  Please contact the office if you have any questions.

  • Boards of three nursing colleges announce BCCNP’s first CEO

    July 13, 2018

    We are pleased to announce that the boards of B.C.’s three nursing regulators have this week appointed Cynthia Johansen to serve as the first CEO of the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Cynthia currently serves as the Registrar/CEO of the College of Registered Nurses of B.C.

    Read more…

  • CRPNBC Annual Report 2017/2018

    July 11, 2018

    CRPNBC has released its latest annual report which can be found here.

  • Continuing Competence Program (CCP) Moving to January

    June 28, 2018

    The next CCP cycle will be from January 1st to February 28th, 2019. As this will coincide with registration, you will need to complete your CCP before you can register. More information will be forthcoming from BCCNP nearer to the time. Information on the Continuing Competence Program can be found on our website.

    Questions? Contact Dave Bhauruth, Policy Consultant, [email protected]

  • Update to the Documentation Practice Standard –Safety Event Reports

    June 28, 2018

    The Documentation practice standard has had a minor update to remove part of the statement in Applying the Principles, item (m) on “safety events”. This change allows more flexibility for worksites; if you have questions related to safety event reporting in your worksite, contact your manager or leader. Please review the practice standard.

    Questions about the practice standard can be directed to Collin Forbes, Policy & Practice Consultant, [email protected]

  • Call for RPN Subject Matter Experts for the Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS)

    June 2, 2018

    The Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) is seeking RPNs to serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) in their competency assessment development process. SMEs write assessment cases and questions, develop and revise standards, validate their assessments, and help with field testing. More information about this opportunity, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, can be found here.

    Note that CRPNBC is communicating this opportunity on NCAS’s behalf and any questions you have should be directed to NCAS.


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