NurseLink

An online blog featuring RN practice resources

  • Practice Expectation Spotlight

    Monday, January 18, 2021 — As Registered Nurses we are always accountable for our practice even when there are challenges in our work or personal lives. Being accountable means acknowledging our professional, legal and ethical obligations and being capable to explain why we did or did not meet those obligations. It includes:  understanding that we answer for th...

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  • College Operations During the 2020 Holiday Season

    Thursday, December 17, 2020 — The College will continue to operate through the 2020 holiday season; however, we will be working at reduced staffing levels, and closed on all statutory holidays: December 25: Closed Decem...

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  • Temporary Pandemic Registration Process for Qualified Internationally Educated Nurses

    Thursday, December 3, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented strain on our health system, and has increased demand for qualified registered nurses to bolster our province’s health workforce. At the start of t...

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  • Practice Expectation Spotlight

    Wednesday, December 2, 2020 — As we continue to experience unprecedented situations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are taking on the challenge of working in new practice environments. Work...

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  • Practice Expectation Spotlight

    Tuesday, November 3, 2020 — Honey Freesen RN, skimmed through some social media posts on her lunch break seeing yet another text from a colleague about “herd immunity”; It led her to pause. She did not know w...

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  • Notice Regarding Extension of RN(AP) Transition Period

    Friday, October 2, 2020 — The College received notice, effective October 1, 2020 from the Lieutenant Governor in Council that an extension period of 2 years has been approved to the application of subsection 7(16) of the Pr...

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  • Practice Expectation Spotlight

    Friday, October 2, 2020 — Client centered care involves advocacy, empowerment, and respecting the client’s autonomy, voice, self-determination, and participation in decision-making. As RNs, RN(AP)s and RN(NP)s we play...

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  • Council Highlights - September 11, 2020

    Friday, September 25, 2020 — The Council reviewed an environmental scan regarding how the principles of Right-Touch Regulation are applied to the College’s work.  The Council will continue its consideration of th...

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  • Practice Expectation Spotlight

    Tuesday, September 1, 2020 — Have you ever reviewed health care documentation and found sections lacking?  When questioned you were informed, we chart by exception, and felt you’re in a 1980’s laundry detergen...

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  • Practice Expectation Spotlight

    Thursday, August 6, 2020 — Acting as a mentor, coach, preceptor and/or resource to students, nursing colleagues and other members of the health-care team is a minimum expectation of registered nursin...

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