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November 19, 2020 PHO New Orders and Restrictions

Effective November 19, 2020, new orders and restrictions were announced by the PHO, including orders about mask use. Non-medical masks must be worn by everyone in all shared indoor settings and workplaces, unless they are in a screened or private work area.  For...

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Update from November 16, 2020

On November 7, 2020, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) issued a new order for all individuals, places of work and businesses within the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health regions to significantly reduce social interactions (except for the Central Coast...

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FAQ: Modernization of BC’s Health Regulatory System

FAQ: Modernization of BC’s Health Regulatory System

Q: What are the upcoming changes for BC’s health profession regulatory system? A: The BC Ministry of Health has announced a number of proposed changes to modernize and strengthen BC’s health regulatory system. Briefly, these include: a commitment to cultural safety...

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You Asked About… Scope of Practice and Verbal Orders

You Asked About… Scope of Practice and Verbal Orders

Q: Can I take a verbal/telephone order? What are some considerations? You may be aware that the CDBC recommends limiting verbal orders to emergency or life-threatening situations only. This is because use of verbal orders increases the risk of misinterpretation and...

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You Asked About… Record Keeping

You Asked About… Record Keeping

Q: What are the College’s record keeping requirements? CDBC Bylaws section 70 outlines a registrant’s obligations for record keeping. Maintaining records is addressed in greater detail in the CDBC Standards of Practice, Standard 15: A Dietitian maintains clear and...

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