News

Improved access to information about nurses

On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, new information began appearing in Find a Nurse. This change is in line with the College’s role of protecting the public, and is part of our move towards becoming more open and transparent.  It gives the public the information they need to make informed decisions about who is providing their care.


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Renewal deadline only days away

You have less than two weeks left to renew your membership for 2016. The deadline is Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. After that date, you will be charged additional fees.

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"Revoked" or what? Have your say

The College wants your feedback on how we describe a nurse’s registration status when they are no longer...

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Calling NPs! Help revise practice standard

If you are a Nurse Practitioners (NP), here’s your chance to be part of a team that will guide the revision of your practice standard.

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Should I teach UCPs to administer oral medications?

I’m an RN who works for a home health agency. My employer has asked me to teach UCPs to administer oral medications to clients. Am I allowed to do this?

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Spotlight

Self-reporting charges to the College

Misinformation is currently circulating about the obligation nurses have to self-report to the College when they are charged with an offence. The following questions and answers provide clarification on nurses' obligations.

Is the obligation for nurses to self-report charges new?

No, since January 1, 2013, nurses have been required to self-report charges against them to the College. This obligation was part of changes made to College regulations. 

Do other professionals have a similar obligation to self-report to their governing bodies?

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