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Nurse Practitioners

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who have successfully completed a master’s level NP program and met BCCNM registration requirements​. NPs are primary care providers who practice in many settings. NPs assess and treat diseases and disorders by prescribing, ordering diagnostic services and managing results, and consulting and referring with other health care providers. NPs practise NPs practice in one of three “streams” which include family, adult, or pediatrics,and ​within the NP Scope of Practice​. NPs often work within multidisciplinary teams that complement each other to improve patient care.​​​

900 – 200 Granville St
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1S4

​Toll-free 1.866.880.7101 (within Canada only) ​

We acknowledge the rights and title of the First Nations on whose collective unceded territories encompass the land base colonially known as British Columbia. We give specific thanks to the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking peoples the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh-ulh Sníchim speaking Peoples the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation), on whose unceded territories BCCNM’s office is located. We also give thanks for the medicines of these territories and recognize that laws, governance, and health systems tied to these lands and waters have existed here for over 9000 years.

We also acknowledge the unique and distinct rights, including rights to health and wellness, of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples from elsewhere in Canada who now live in British Columbia. As leaders in the settler health system, we acknowledge our responsibilities to these rights under international, national, and provincial law.​