Practice Consultation

CLPNBC offers consultation services to LPNs, employers, practical nursing education programs, and the public about LPN practice in BC.

If you are an LPN facing a new or unfamiliar ethical dilemma, or an unfamiliar practice situation, it may be helpful to discuss the matter with a nurse from the CLPNBC Nursing Practice Team. Members of the team can advise you on topics related to CLPNBC's mandate including:

CLPNBC does not provide clinical or legal advice.

How Can I Access Practice Consultation Services?

The CLPNBC Nursing Practice Team includes experienced LPNs and RNs who hold current registration with a nursing regulatory college (CLPNBC or the College of Registered Nurses of BC), and are dedicated to responding to your questions and concerns. You can contact them by telephone or email. 

Telephone: 778.373.3101 Ext. 4801
Toll free: 1.877.373.2201 Ext. 4801




Practice consultation is confidential within the limits of the legislation and CLPNBC’s Standards of Practice. All nurses, including CLPNBC staff, have a duty to take action when they learn of an LPN with professional misconduct, incompetence or impaired practice. LPNs are required to report this information to CLPNBC’s Inquiry & Discipline Program.