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LPN Scope of Practice


Scope​ of Practice for Li​​censed Practical Nurses ​

BCCNM's Scope of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses is based on the Regulation and sets out the activities that LPNs are educated and authorized to perform if employer policy permits it, and if the LPN has the competence.

Table of conten​​ts​​

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Scope of practice standards

Part 3: Activities that are not restricted

Part 4: Restricted activities for registered nurses

Part 5: Medical assistance in dying

Resources

FAQs​

Glossary

Ad​ditional education re​source

Additional education is a key concept identified in BCCNM's Scope of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses. A resourc​e has been developed for employers, LPNs and educators. They can use the components outlined in the document to review an existing course or to develop new education that fits within the definition of additional education.​​

Need help o​r advice?

Wondering if an activity is within the scope of practice for LPNs? Drop us a line practice@bccnm.ca. ​

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