QA Resources

Forms & Guides
SMART Learning Goals

Watch this video and use the guide to help you write SMART learning goals for your Learning Plan.

Standards and Guidelines

The College creates practice standards and guidelines to support nurses in providing safe and ethical care to the public. These documents outline the expectations and accountabilities for nurses. They apply to all nurses, regardless of their role, job description or area of practice. Use these documents to develop your Learning Plan.

Entry-to-Practice Competencies

Developed in conjunction with nursing regulators across the country, these documents describe what is expected of entry‚Äźlevel registered nurses and registered practical nurses in order to provide safe and ethical nursing care in a variety of
practice settings.

Resources for Nurse Practitioners

In addition to the two selected practice documents, Nurse Practitioners must review the Nurse Practitioner practice standard, the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Core Competency Framework and the information in the NP Practice Resources section of this website.

Page last reviewed January 13, 2017