Term of office expires
Term expires the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board.
CRNBC’s Quality Assurance (QA) Program supports CRNBC’s mandate to regulate in the public interest. The QA Program incorporates CRNBC’s
regulatory philosophy, is proactive, and supports nurses to meet high practice standards for the provision of safe, competent and ethical care.
The QA Committee is responsible for administering and maintaining the QA Program including overseeing the intervals and results of nurses’ periodic assessments obtained through methods such as the NP onsite peer review, prescription review, and multisource feedback.
The primary focus of an assessment is on the registrant’s compliance with
CRNBC standards of practice. An assessment may also focus on promoting best practices, which may exceed minimum standards.
Registrant assessments may be completed by assessors appointed by the QA Committee. Assessors have authority to look at a registrant’s client records, and make observations, gather information and report to the QA Committee.
The authority of the QA Committee and its assessors is derived from the
Health Professions Act and
The QA Committee holds in-person and teleconference meetings, each approximately five hours in duration. To review policy, the Committee meets as a whole. To review registrant QA information, the Committee meets in panels of three or more committee members, including at least one public member. Normally, there are three policy meetings and six panel meetings in one year.
Between two to four hours.