For further information on the Professional Standards or any nursing practice issue, contact BCCNP. Practice BCCNP Standards of Practice are available online at .. Email [email protected] or telephone (ext. with the responsibility for establishing, monitoring and enforcing standards of practice and professional ethics for licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, . BCCNP’s legal obligation is to protect the public through the regulation of nursing professionals (LPNs, NPs, RNs, and RPNs), setting standards of practice, .
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;ractice Employers have a responsibility to provide essential support systems, including human and material resources, that allow nurses to meet these Professional Standards. Individual nurses As self-regulating professionals, nurses are responsible for acting professionally and being accountable for their own practice.
BCCNP The college is responsible for assuring that the profession as a whole carries out its commitment to the public. Public The public can use the Professional Standards to og the expectations for professional nursing practice. In these cases, nurses will find helpful direction in the Indicators for the relevant practice areas.
The Indicators will be especially helpful for nurses who assume responsibilities in practice areas outside their primary area of responsibility. Indicators are used to measure the actual performance of an individual nurse. Skip to main content. Nurses The Professional Standards are used by registered nurses and nurse practitioners to: All nurses are responsible for understanding the Professional Standards and applying them to their practice, regardless of their setting, role or area of practice.
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The public can use the Professional Standards to understand the expectations for professional nursing practice. In British Columbia, the public has entrusted the BC College of Nursing Professionals through the Health Professions Act, with the responsibility for establishing, monitoring and enforcing standards of practice and professional ethics for licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses.
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The Indicators are not written in order of stajdards, nor are they intended to be an exhaustive list of criteria for each Professional Standard. For example, a nurse whose primary responsibility is for clinical practice may at times assume responsibilities for education e. Employers have a responsibility to provide essential support systems, including human and material resources, that allow nurses to meet these Professional Standards.
The college is responsible for assuring that the profession as a whole carries out its commitment to the public. Nursing has a proud history of service to ot public, and the public expects competent nurses to provide safe and ethical nursing care. Why have Professional Standards?
The policies of employers or other organizations cannot relieve individual nurses of accountability for their own actions or their primary obligation to meet these Professional Standards. A standard is an expected and achievable level of performance against which actual performance can be compared. The primary purpose of the Professional Standards is to promote, guide and direct professional practice.
Indicators provide specific criteria for meeting each Professional Standard in each of the four main areas of practice: As self-regulating professionals, standwrds are responsible for acting professionally and being accountable for their own crnnbc.
The Professional Standards are used by registered nurses and nurse practitioners to: It is the minimum level of acceptable performance.
This is achieved in part by establishing and regularly reviewing the Professional Standards, by providing resources to support nurses in understanding and applying them, and by developing other Standards of Practice that provide more specific information on a particular topic e.
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Developing job descriptions that identify expectations for practice Developing orientation programs Creating performance appraisal tools. What is a Standard? Or a nurse who usually works in administration may sstandards be responsible for research e.