We plan to launch the requirement for all new applicants when the Alberta government approves changes to the laws about RN registration, expected in 2018.
This requirement will first be mandatory for new applicants prior to receiving any practice permit, including:
More information to come in the coming months.
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Jurisprudence refers to studying the law. We believe that knowing the laws and standards that govern your nursing practice and how they impact you will ultimately lead to greater patient safety.
Our goal with this new requirement is to support your practise with increased access to knowledge of the boundaries of the law.
The jurisprudence requirement has been developed as an online module.
As you play the module, you will learn about legislation, regulations, standards and policies that affect your practice.
The module will reward you with points and badges for completing various challenges.
In 2015, the jurisprudence module was piloted by 75 members from various practice settings.
Here are a few highlights of what we learned from our players:
We are looking at ways to incorporate the players' feedback.
A big thank you to the volunteers who piloted the module. Your feedback was appreciated and valuable.