CRNBC’s four Professional Standards for registered nurses and nurse practitioners fall under the umbrella of all CRNBC Standards of Practice.
The Professional Standards include an introduction that explains what standards are, why they are important and who has responsibility for them. It also defines Professional Standards and Indicators (i.e., how each Professional Standard is met).
The section on Professional Standards presents each of the four standards
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Standard 1: Professional Responsibility and Accountability
Standard 2: Knowledge-Based Practice
Standard 3: Client-Focused Provision of Service
Standard 4: Ethical Practice
Indicators are used to illustrate how each Professional Standard is applied in four main areas of practice:
There are several relevant resources available, including a glossary of terms. Refer to the right-hand column.