Practice Standards

The purpose of practice standards is to guide and direct nurses’ practice.

The three regulatory nursing colleges in B.C. post and update standards to guide the profession.

The following are current practice standards posted by all three nursing colleges in B.C. Please note, while there are common practice standards shared by the three nursing regulatory bodies, and occasionally standards are jointly written, some standards (for example, practice standards around employed student registrants) are unique to only one or two of the three regulatory bodies:

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