The scope of care that nurses provide is shaped by the standards, guidelines, and legislation we are mandated to enforce. These resources will help you understand what is expected of you as an RN or NP in Alberta regarding ethical and quality care.
Case studies highlight and bring our standards, guidelines and policy decisions to life by presenting short, realistic situations where you will have the opportunity to assess, analyze, discuss and strategize a best outcome utilizing your knowledge and experience.
CARNA develops, reviews and regularly revises standards, guidelines and position statements to support registered nurses and nurse practitioners in providing safe, competent ethical nursing care.
CARNA and Alberta Health recognize the skill and experience of registered nurses and have been actively collaborating with stakeholders on behalf of Albertans to increase RN access to resources such as take-home Naloxone kits.
Specialty Practice Groups (SPGs) are valuable to the promotion of the profession, to enhancing quality of care and standards of practice, and the development of knowledge and competency through sharing among peers.
The Infection Prevention and Control Team at Alberta Health provides strategic direction and leadership in the development of provincial infection prevention and control policies, strategies and standards.
Telehealth connects patients and health-care providers who provide health services over the phone, computer or any other form of information and communication technologies. Until consistent procedures are in place, please follow these guidelines before providing telehealth.