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News from CNPBC

December 21st, 2020|

News from the CNPBC

Deadline Approaching for 2021 Registration Renewal  The registration renewal for 2021 deadline is fast approaching. CNPBC registrants who wish to maintain their professional status as practising or non-practising naturopathic physicians in BC must renew and pay their registration and certification fees on or before January 1, 2021. You are encouraged to renew your registration […]

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News from CNPBC – 2021 Registration Renewal

December 17th, 2020|

December 17, 2020

Deadline Approaching for 2021 Registration Renewal 

The registration renewal for 2021 deadline is fast approaching. CNPBC registrants who wish to maintain their professional status as practising or non-practising naturopathic physicians in BC must renew and pay their registration and certification fees on or before January 1, 2021.

 You are encouraged to renew your registration as […]

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News From CNPBC – Registration Renewal Update

December 14th, 2020|

December 11, 2020News from the CNPBCDeadline Approaching for 2021 Registration Renewal  The registration renewal for 2021 deadline is fast approaching. CNPBC registrants who wish to maintain their professional status as practising or non-practising naturopathic physicians in BC must renew and pay their registration and certification fees on or before January 1, 2021.  You are encouraged to renew […]

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News from CNPBC – 2021 Registration Renewal

December 4th, 2020|

December 4, 2020News from CNPBCDeadline Approaching for 2021 Registration Renewal  The registration renewal for 2021 deadline is fast approaching. CNPBC registrants who wish to maintain their professional status as practising or non-practising naturopathic physicians in BC must renew and pay their registration and certification fees on or before January 1, 2021. You are encouraged to renew your […]

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CNPBC Statement on the release of Dr. Turpel-Lafond’s report

December 4th, 2020|

December 3, 2020CNPBC Statement on the release of Dr. Turpel-Lafond’s reportThe College acknowledges and welcomes the report by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond (Aki-Kwe), the culmination of a months-long investigation into wide-spread racism in BC’s healthcare system. Turpel-Lafond, a former judge, collected and assessed the experiences of Indigenous, Metis and Inuit people. Eighty-four per cent of respondents […]

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Notice to Registrants – Update on Masks

November 20th, 2020|

November 20, 2020

Notice to Registrants: Update on Masks

On November 19, 2020, BC’s Public Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, issued a new public health order stating that individuals, places of work and businesses in BC must significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel. As of time of writing, this order remains in effect until […]

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Notice to Registrants – Prescribing Update

November 17th, 2020|

November 17, 2020

Notice to Registrants re: Prescribing Update

Excluded Drugs

On October 15, 2020 the Pharmacopoeia Diagnostic and Referral Committee met and reviewed a list of all new drugs released to the market, current to June 2020. On November 4, 2020 the Board approved the exclusion of the following new drugs from the prescribing scope of practice […]

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Notice to Regsitrants – Glutathione Update

November 17th, 2020|

November 13, 2020Re: Updated Notice to Registrants – Glutathione

On October 30, 2020, the College issued a communication to all Registrants that it had become aware of several cases of suspected endotoxic reaction following infusions or injections of glutathione. An updated communication was issued on November 2, 2020.

The College received updated information from the British Columbia […]

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Notice to Registrants – Urgent Masking Update

November 11th, 2020|

November 10, 2020

Re: Urgent Masking Update

On November 9, 2020, the Ministry of Health published a communication to all Health Authorities regarding the use of masks in Health Care Facilities. This afternoon, the College received clarification from the Ministry of Health that the communication does not apply to naturopathic doctors. However, the College does recommend […]

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Notice to Registrants – Electronic Prescribing

November 11th, 2020|

November 10, 2020

Re: Electronic Prescribing

It is important that all registrants be aware that electronic prescribing has not yet been legislated. Until such time as it is, registrants are required to provide an original (handwritten) or unique (signed with an electronic pen, mouse or equivalent) signature for every prescription in order for it to be filled […]