CARNA members are no longer required to report a blood-borne virus infection (BBVI) to CARNA. Provincial Council decided to withdraw the document Registered Nurses with a Blood-Borne Virus Infection: Standard for Reporting and Guidance for Prevention of Transmission of Infection (2008).
RNs and NPs have a professional obligation to follow infection prevention and control best practices and we are committed to providing resources to support safe and ethical practice. We are developing a practice advice document that will provide RNs and NPs with guidance on:
If you have questions about your practice related to BBVI, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.