The Ministry of Health is proposing the following regulation changes under the Health Professions Act:
. Repeal and replacement of the Nurses (Licensed Practical) Regulation and the Nurses (Registered Psychiatric) Regulation to implement the shared scope of practice/restricted activities regulatory model for each of those two professions.
. Consequential amendments to the Nurses (Registered) and Nurse Practitioners Regulation, CLICK HERE
This message commences the notice period required by the Health Professions Act before these proposed regulation changes may be brought into force.
Notice is also posted on the Professional Regulation website:
The Ministry requests that any comments on these proposed regulation changes be submitted no later than December 21, 2012. Submissions received by that date will be reviewed, and, if warranted, there may be revisions to the proposed amendments and a further notice period in early 2013.
Please submit comments by e-mail to:
Daryl Beckett: [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]
Director, Professional Regulation
Ministry of Health
5th Floor, 1515 Blanshard Street
Victoria BC V8W 3C8
The proposed changes are set out in the attached PDF documents:
NURSES (REGISTERED PSYCHIATRIC) REGULATION
NURSES (LICENSED PRACTICAL) REGULATION
NURSES (REGISTERED) AND NURSE PRACTITIONERS REGULATION
COMPARISON TABLE – NURSING REGULATIONS UNDER THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT (PROPOSED)