New Practice Direction: Access to Prescribed Medication for Rural, Remote and Underserved Populations

The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba has approved a new practice direction titled Rural, Remote and Underserved Populations: Access to Prescribed Medications. This practice direction was developed collaboratively with the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba, the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba.

The practice direction can be accessed here.

All practical nurses in Manitoba are expected to review, understand and comply with the information disseminated in the CLPNM’s practice directions.  Contact the CLPNM Practice Department with questions or for more information at, 204-663-1212 or 1-877-663-1212.


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