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  • The Nursing Practice Guideline: Use of Title included as an insert in this issue of Nursing BC was developed by RNABC to increase nurses' awareness of when it is appropriate and not appropriate to use the titles "registered nurse" and "RN," "licensed graduate nurse" and "LGN," or "nurse" in their practice. Be sure to pull it out and keep it as a reference along with your Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia and other practice guides that have been sent to you as inserts in Nursing BC. The scenarios in this article will help you to understand RNABC's policy on use of title outlined in the insert.

publication date

  • January 1, 1999