posted June 25, 2014
Over the last few years we reviewed a number of our programs to make sure they line up with the responsibilities of a regulator. Early this year the College consulted with a variety of stakeholders to discuss our Practice Support Program.
Support for nursing practice is important to our quality assurance objective and public protection mandate. Along with professional associations, educational institutions, employers, and workplace educators we too provide supports for nursing practice. It is our responsibility, however, to develop and deliver practice supports that uphold our regulatory mandate. The things we must address are:
Our recent consultations with staff and other stakeholders, as detailed in the report below, revealed both strengths and gaps in our Practice Support Program areas:
Stakeholders gave us important feedback and over the coming weeks you will see changes and enhancements to our regulatory-based Practice Support Program. We are using the following principles to guide us:
We are committed to informing you of the changes we make as a result of the findings in this report. Please contact Christine Penney, Deputy Registrar/Director Policy, Practice, and Quality Assurance, at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.